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.
Female AKNG boss is one of few in country

...issues. There are about 250 National Guard members in Juneau.Hummel replaces acting Adjutant General and Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Brig. Gen. Mike Bridges. Bridges stepped into the role after former...
State | AK legislature
UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

Recent Board of Fisheries appointee Roland Maw's relationship with the state government has been mischaracterized, according to the president of the fisheries organization where Maw served as executive director.
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Walker's appointment may district from agenda

Gov. Bill Walker called me Jan. 21 and said I would not be reappointed to the Board of Fisheries. I am OK with that decision, as it is the governor's prerogative to put his own people on Alaska's boards and commissions.
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.
Fish and Game gets new deputy commissioner

Acting Fish and Game commissioner Sam Cotten announced Tuesday the appointment of Charles Swanton as the deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Swanton has been the director of Fish and Game's sportfish division since 2007. Gov.
Empire Editorial: Vote yes on 3, no on 4

...increasing the minimum wage will hurt the economy. To them, we supply the words of Ed Flanagan, former commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor. "They (opponents of the minimum wage increase) predicted doom and gloom," he told a Fairbanks...
My Turn: Alaskans are and will be better off under SB21

...that will come with it, Alaskans are and will be better off in the decades to come.? Joe Balash is the commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
Chinook News provides statewide perspective on major issues surrounding Chinook salmon in Alaska

...people and have been one of our most valuable resources for thousands of years," said Cora Campbell, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in the introduction to Chinook News. The department's newest publication, a 12-page...


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