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Governor needs to carefully consider next BOF appointment

...the Legislature but also to several of the statewide user groups that had initially supported Mr. Ruffner. Then with...advocate is fine, but one that has an open mind to all user groups and is not affiliated with the group hell bent on annihilation...
Voices of the Peninsula: Political manipulation doesn't benefit community

...person of their choice on the Board of Fish and to develop a liaison advantageous to the KRSA cause over that of other user groups. In this context, KRSA has demonstrated questionable ethical standards in the past (eavesdropping on phone conversations...
Ruffner deserves support for fish board

...Forum he has put fish first. He is a logical intelligent thinker with a common sense approach. He will balance all user groups to make sure fish are conserved for all and has demonstrated this over the years in his work with the KWF. Where he...
Legislature fails to confirm Ruffner to Board of Fisheries

...allocated to an advocate for one user group. "I get tired of hearing that...cares about the interests of all our user groups."Gara voted in support of Ruffner's...has been hijacked by adversarial user groups; this was a key underlying message...
Let's start talking now

...balanced representation, will carry more weight.Fishery management is about fish and balancing competing user groups. But those user groups are made up of people, and the more faces we can put with any given issue, the better our solutions are...
Voices of the Peninsula: Some Alaskans first, some dead last, and most left out

...people need to be mindful of all the affected user groups. Hopefully user groups can agree to damage each other the least and allocative goals. Certainly each user group has different constraints and expectations, most...
Non-motorized boat users off the hook for larger fees

...increased fishing restrictions. Sprague said that the decision to change the fees wasn't intended to take the side of any user group. Rather, it was made to provide some financial relief to users of the river. Reach Ian Foley at ian.foley@peninsulaclarion...
Fish and Game predicts average year for Cook Inlet commercial harvest

...are predicting a run of about 5.8 million sockeye salmon with a harvest of about 3.7 million of those fish by all user groups, according to its 2015 outlook for commercial salmon fishing. Commercial Area Management Biologist Pat Shields said...
Longtime Kenai River habitat advocate applies for Board of Fisheries seat

...going in there to represent a single user group. I'm going in there to represent...meetings) advocating for a particular user group, I pay very close attention to what...his experience working with diverse user groups to try and gain some consensus on...
Time for compromise in Cook Inlet fisheries

...ninety-pound kings from the water for smoking and canning. A few years later we began to hear whining from the Cook Inlet user groups who have been trying to cut each others' throats in any rag that would print their said stories. Fortunately the Alaska...


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