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Fish and Game gets new deputy commissioner

Acting Fish and Game commissioner Sam Cotten announced Tuesday the appointment of Charles Swanton as the deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and...
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...
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...
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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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.
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...
Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...Sea in the face of rapidly sinking catch limits for the directed fisheries.Interim Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten and the other five Alaska members of the North Pacific council signed a letter to National Marine Fisheries...
Tribal groups seek greater role in land management

...some versions of co-management - within the bounds of current regulations - wrote Alaska Department of Fish and Game commissioner Cora Campbell in an email."We have had significant discussions with landowners, including Native corporations...


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