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One 'pot puppy' given new duties

...was trained to sniff out pot as a member of the Troopers' K9 Unit. Alaska Department of Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger, who oversees the State Troopers, said during this year's legislative session that its 10 dogs trained on the now-legal...
Pot puppies get pink slip of the litany of drugs they were originally conditioned to sniff out, Department of Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger said during a House Finance subcommittee meeting Thursday.The Troopers' 10 Belgian malinois, Dutch shepherds, German...
State | AK legislature
Budget proposal could ground some aircraft

...the department's Division of Administrative Services, said by email.In an interview, Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger said that if the money isn't added, the department likely would have to rely more on its search and rescue partners...
State | AK legislature
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...Development's Mike Hanley; the Department of Environmental Conservation's Larry Hartig; the Department of Public Safety's Gary Folger; and the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' Patrick Kemp. Hanley, Hartig and Kemp are all listed...
Local | AK legislature
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...Workforce Development? Craig W. Richards, Department of Law? Mark Myers, Department of Natural Resources? Gary Folger, Department of Public Safety? Randall Hoffbeck, Department of RevenueActing or interim? Fred Parady, Department of Commerce...
Local | AK legislature
Alaska Gov.-elect Walker names 4 to key positions a strong addition to my administration," Walker said.In a statement, Walker also announced he was retaining Gary Folger as the commissioner for the Department of Public Safety.Walker said former University of Alaska Fairbanks vice chancellor...
City bands together against property crime

...Greenstreet said to the crowd.People who attended the meeting signed an open letter to the Alaska State Trooper Commissioner Gary Folger requesting a trooper substation in Nikiski. A major complaint from the audience was the lack of trooper presence in Nikiski...
Legislature confirms 4 state commissioners

...Balash as knowledgeable, trustworthy and tenacious.The other commissioners were confirmed unanimously.They are Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell, Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger and Administration Commissioner Curtis Thayer.
State | AK legislature
Abortion, anti-discrimination bill things to watch this week in the Legislature

...Committee plans to hold confirmation hearings for Administration Commissioner Curtis Thayer and Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger. On Friday, Senate Resources plans a confirmation hearing for Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash.
State | AK legislature
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said. Lebsack also was cited for claiming to be an Alaska resident on a 2000 Alaska sport fish and hunting license. Gary Folger of Fish and Wildlife Protection said today that random checking alerted authorities to Lebsack's alleged crime...


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