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Board backs bear control hunting of black and brown bears in areas deemed necessary. "It's not a war on bears," Fairbanks board member Sharon McLeod-Everette said Monday. "It gives us a tool to handle bear predation the same way we're handling...
Game board continues wolf protection zone near Denali

...ended up dealing with is that I can sacrifice that buffer zone for all the other wolf plans we have coming up," Fairbanks board member Sharon McLeod-Everette said of the decision late Monday. "I think kicking the buffer zone out would give...
Game board considers bear hunting in Admiralty refuges

...the board members appeared to lean in favor of lifting the Admiralty hunting and the Juneau bear baiting bans. Fairbanks board member Pete Bust noted Tuesday's statewide vote opposing a citizens' initiative to ban bear baiting throughout Alaska...
Retirement board fears legislative access to funds

...isn't really ours to set rates, and this is very clear on that," said Gayle Harbo, a board member from Fairbanks.Board member Sam Trivette from Juneau agreed it was not "legit" for the board to count on money it didn't control.The...
Wolf-control boundaries expand near McGrath

...that the first wolves had been taken near McGrath. "I'm glad to see it's finally beginning to work," said Fairbanks board member Pete Buist. But the head of one of the groups opposed to wolf control in Alaska expressed dismay at the expansion...
Fisheries board limits Yukon salmon gillnet mesh

...have to buy new nets), but it's going to be a lot harder on people if these fish disappear," Jensen said. Fairbanks board member Janet Woods, a Native who grew up in the Yukon River village of Rampart and is the newest member of the board...


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