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Panel postpones confirmation hearing for fish board nominee

JUNEAU - The House Resources Committee has delayed a confirmation hearing for Roland Maw's appointment to the state Board of Fisheries.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-03
State | AK legislature
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...Bill Walker named Roland Maw, of Kasilof, to the fish board after calling Johnstone to express his disappointment...how it could be interpreted based on the actions of the Fish Board," wrote Chenault. "I'm just asking the governor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/bof-head-johnstone-resigns
State
Alaska Editorial: A fish board meeting on the peninsula is long overdue

...It's been 15 years since the full fish board deliberated Kenai Peninsula issues...of the proposals taken up by the fish board during an Upper Cook Inlet meeting...Anchorage over the past 15 years, the fish board's proceedings have become less...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-05/alaska-editorial-fish-board-meeting-p
Opinion
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...Rick Koch, who attended the 2014 fish board meetings in Anchorage, said he invited...breaks in the work session meetings.Fish board meetings could bring in 400 visitors...been 15 years since the last full fish board meetings were held on the central...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/kenai-peninsula-municipalities-hope-hos
State
Fish Board considers Cook Inlet proposals

...fishery, the marine-recreational fishery, and the commercial set-net fishery," Gease said.The group wants the Fish Board to consider limits on the number of nets and shallower nets that allow deep-swimming kings to escape.The Alaska Sport...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-03/fish-board-considers-cook-inlet-proposa
State
Fish Board hears testimony on Yukon king salmon

...villages on the upper river have submitted proposals to the Fish Board that target techniques that fishermen on the lower river...the lower Yukon, he said. Virgil Umphenour, a former Fish Board member, wrote several of the proposals as a member of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012810/sta_555995560.shtml
state
Fish Board nominee draws critics

...positions, including aquaculture and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning Commission. He said he's been attending Fish Board meetings since 1979. "I am perfectly willing to work with sport fishermen," he said. He had plenty of support in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041409/sta_429161971.shtml
Fish board to look at Yukon kings problem

...spawning grounds in Alaska and Canada. The six-day meeting is set to begin Tuesday. It is the job of the seven-person fish board to set seasons, bag limits and other rules for fishing in Alaska waters. The federal government last week declared...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012510/reg_554317326.shtml
regional
Fish Board cuts Cook Inlet harvests

...from ocean mortality than overfishing, but they say a growing number of fishermen contribute to shrinking returns. The fish board's measures were welcomed by sportfishing advocates, who have long complained that they have borne the brunt of restrictions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021300/Loc_salmon.html
Local
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Fish board considers limiting catch of visiting anglers

...archive page Home Wednesday, February 4, 1998 Fish board considers limiting catch of visiting anglers Debate...anti-visitor bias in Alaska's halibut and salmon regulations. Fish Board member Ed Dersham, an Anchor Point saltwater fishing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020498/fish.html

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