Robert Dela Vergne

...2014 in Laughlin, Nevada. Bob worked for the U.S. Coast Guard in the Federal Building; State of Alaska Departments of Fish and Game and Administration; and was a 911 Operator for Juneau Police Department. Bob was also a veteran, serving...
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

Bill Walker and Byron Mallott ran on a unity ticket. They argued that it's high time to quit letting major political parties fragment our statewide community as each battles to dominate the others.
BOF head Johnstone resigns

KENAI - Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Karl Johnstone resigned Tuesday, and a longtime Cook Inlet commercial fisheries advocate has been nominated to replace him. Gov.
Alaska officials investigate bite from illegal wolf hybrid

...General Carole Holley said. The animals were being held there as evidence in a court case.In 2002, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game regulation made it unlawful to possess or sell a wolf hybrid without a permit issued by the state. The state...
My Turn: Protection for wolves indirect, speculative

...argument to stop logging. If environmentalists really wanted to increase wolves they would instead support the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's proposal to reduce the cap allowing hunters to take 60 wolves per year. This would directly and immediately...
Cotten favorite for Fish and Game Commissioner

During deliberations over three of the four candidates for Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Board of Fisheries members weighed in with their opinions on the credentials.
F&G rejects three commissioner applicants

A 14-member joint Board of Fisheries and Board of Game meeting voted to interview just one of the four applicants being considered for the position of commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Legislators file first round of bills

Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III and other members of the House Democratic minority caucus have reintroduced a bill that would create a statewide, voluntary pre-kindergarten program. Reps.
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2015 Fireside lectures begin today

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary kicks off the 2015 Fireside Lecture season today with a talk on the cross-Admiralty Island canoe route.
Off the Beaten Path: Not just a pretty pelt: marten in Southeast Alaska (Mustelidae) with a pelt too luxurious for its own good, is Alaska's most sought furbearer. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates marten generate between $1 and $2 million in revenue annually.On a recent trudge up into the...


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