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Empire Editorial: Another election, another frivolous complaint

...opinion column penned by lieutenant governor-hopeful Craig Fleener, where he accused Gov. Sean Parnell of skipping a...disappointing that Governor Parnell personally attacks Craig Fleener's integrity, stepping over the true message raised...
Bill Walker announces Craig Fleener as running mate

...Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker announced his running mate on Monday: former deputy Fish and Game commissioner Craig Fleener.Fleener was introduced at a news conference in Fairbanks, just days after tendering his resignation. Both men plan...
State | Local
GOP Lt. Gov. candidates appear at forum

...lieutenant governor. Byron Mallott is the highest-profile candidate seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.Craig Fleener plans to run for lieutenant governor as an independent alongside Bill Walker, who is running for governor.
Gov. Parnell calls Fleener comments 'tall tale'

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell is calling for a public correction from Lt. Gov.-hopeful Craig Fleener after Fleener wrote in an Anchorage Daily News op-ed that Parnell was an unexpected "no show" at an Anchorage-area conference...
Alaskan Independence Party picks Walker

The Alaskan Independence Party announced Thursday that it is endorsing Bill Walker and Craig Fleener for governor and lieutenant governor, respectively.According to a press release, the decision was made at the party's recent...
Sea otter bounties likely not legal, but popular with some

...out across the table in front of him while he spoke.Sea otters are voracious feeders. ADF&G Deputy Commissioner Craig Fleener said they often consume a quarter of their body weight every day, and their main diet is crustaceans, shellfish, and...
Coghill vows to work with Stedman on sea otter bounty bill

...Southeast and let nature take its course a little slower, with a little softer impact."ADF&G Deputy Commissioner Craig Fleener agreed, telling the committee that sea otters threaten the long-term viability of major Southeast fisheries due...
Subsistence board matches state on bear hides

...requiring destruction of the trophy value of the horns. There were no dissenting votes on any of those proposals. Craig Fleener of Fort Yukon asked the board to classify both brown and black bears as furbearers, which would allow sale of bear...
Officials: Gulf spill slowing subsistence report in Alaska

...good meshing of the two systems. Being a hunter or a fisherman in a dual management system is really tough," said Craig Fleener, the director of the state Division of Subsistence. The Subsistence Board is meeting in Anchorage this week to decide...
Regional News
Murkowski: Yukon boat check by feds was 'tipping point'

...he said it makes sense for other agencies, such as Park Service rangers, to coordinate the effort together. But Craig Fleener, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said disputes aren't typically about law-enforcement...


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