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Minority subsistence report filed

...that the federal law is so flawed in terms of both conservation and civil rights that it needs to be changed," said Dick Bishop, an outdoorsman from Fairbanks. Bishop and Ron Somerville, board member of the Juneau-based Territorial Sportsmen...
Updated: Panel looks at 2nd priority for urban subsistence users

...saying that while subsistence would have the highest priority, there would be sub-categories of that priority." Dick Bishop of Fairbanks, vice president of the Alaska Outdoors Council, a 12,000-member organization, hailed Wednesday's...
Subsistence fish sales scrutinized

...hauling it out of the water. The Alaska Outdoor Council would prefer no cash sales at all, said subsistence spokesman Dick Bishop. "Anytime you have a provision for sale of these resources, you have the potential for mischief," he said.
Palin names transition team leaders

...LeDoux Department of Environmental Conservation Charley Boddy and Rick Harris Department of Fish & Game Ken Johns and Dick Bishop Governor's Office Paulette Schuerch Department of Health & Social Services Cathy Giessel Department of Labor Tara...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Association and the Association of Village Council Presidents. ``It comes down to mutual values and mutual goals,'' said Dick Bishop, spokesman for the outdoor council. ``We all fundamentally value the same things - the opportunity to hunt, trap...
Dipnetters' president is rarely a dipnetter

...though the minimum donation was reduced to $250 in recent years. "No one has been more faithful than him," said Dick Bishop, AOC president. "He made that commitment and he's kept it. ... He's been a stalwart for decades in efforts...
Protect the initiative process

...months-long discussion that precedes an election. Legislation backers like Pete Buist of the Alaska Trappers Association and Dick Bishop of the Alaska Outdoors Council argue that recent anti-trapping and anti-hunting initiatives have been bankrolled...
State and local briefly

...staff and a former member of the Board of Game, who presented the resolution. Hunting interests applauded the bill. Dick Bishop of the Alaska Outdoor Council said the proposed amendment makes clear the intent of authors of the constitution to manage...
Native group urges boycott of sportsmen

...The Alaska Constitution states that fish, wildlife and water are to be reserved for the common use of all Alaskans. Dick Bishop of Fairbanks, an outdoors council vice president, said his group's record is clear. The council, which includes...
House says OK; now up to Senate

Sen. Al Adams, a Kotzebue Democrat, said the House's work was something rural legislators could live with. Now, he's concerned the work may be for nothing if the Senate doesn't move quickly.


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