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Governments seek more time in Exxon Valdez case

...state's decision has been slowed in part by the recent change in administration. The new attorney general and Fish and Game commissioner are members of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.Lawsuits brought against Exxon Mobil Corp. after the...
Senate panel discusses personal use fishing priority

...bill would be held.Sens. Charlie Huggins and Lesil McGuire said they also supported the bill.State Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten said the department did not have a position on the bill because it's considered allocative.
My Turn: Checks and balances of the Board of Education

...Juneau.In his first term as a state senator, the young Jay Hammond sought a way to protect Education and Fish and Game commissioners from political cleansing by the then new Republican administration. Sen. Hammond devised and passed a clever way...
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

...the other. The rest of the governor's cabinet was replaced.Of the new appointees, only Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten has committed to living in the capital city full time, Egan's office said. However, Cotten said via...
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BOF head Johnstone resigns

...were supposed to select candidates for the Fish and Game commissioner. The boards were to forward a list of qualified...announced that it had appointed Cotten to the Fish and Game commissioner's position.Maw said he has not drawn a salary from...
Chenault questions Fish and Game process

JUNEAU - House Speaker Mike Chenault on Friday questioned the nominating process for Fish and Game commissioner and the treatment of finalist Roland Maw by the Board of Fisheries.The boards of fisheries and game met Wednesday to send a list...
Alaska fish and game boards to vet applicants

ANCHORAGE - Few people may have applied to become Alaska's next Fish and Game commissioner because the acting commissioner is among the four applicants, according to officials involved in Gov. Bill Walker's transition...
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...last week when the Board of Fish (BOF) unanimously voted to interview only Sam Cotten as a candidate for Fish and Game Commissioner. Although Cotten is well-qualified from the perspective of pragmatic experience in fisheries, the same is also...
Gasol brothers to start NBA All-Star game; Lowry gets spot

...behind Kareem Abdul Jabbar's 19. Bryant's first was in 1998 at Madison Square Garden, cite of this year's game.Commissioner Adam Silver would name an injury replacement if needed, and coaches Steve Kerr (Golden State) of the West and...
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.


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