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BOF head Johnstone resigns

KENAI - Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Karl Johnstone resigned Tuesday, and a longtime Cook Inlet commercial...for a board meeting."Today, I spoke with Chair Karl Johnstone and expressed my sincere disappointment in the recent...
Panel talks to fish board nominees, asks about salmon

...the executive director of the nonprofit Kenai Watershed Forum, was appointed in March to a seat formerly held by Karl Johnstone. Committee members questioned him for about an hour before taking public testimony, asking him about his views on...
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...of the Anchorage personal use and dipnetting user base.The seat Ruffner was nominated for previously belonged to Karl Johnstone, who resigned after Walker announced he would not be nominated for a new term later this year. Johnstone represented...
State | AK legislature
UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

...Walker appointed him to the Alaska Board of Fisheries this month. Walker appointed Maw after asking board President Karl Johnstone to resign, Johnstone wrote in an opinion column published in the Empire and other Alaska papers.Soldotna-based...
State | AK legislature
Panel postpones confirmation hearing for fish board nominee

...National Wildlife Refuge, were important.Gov. Bill Walker nominated Maw in January to replace former board chair Karl Johnstone, who resigned after being told he would not be reappointed when his term expired.
State | AK legislature
Cotten favorite for Fish and Game Commissioner

...state Legislature from 1975-83 and again from 1985-1993, according to his resume.Board of Fisheries chairman Karl Johnstone said that Cotten's position as interim commissioner, appointed by the governor, warranted interviewing him as...
Southeast salmon escapement goals change to maximize returns

...Heinl said. The board does not have to take action when new escapement goals are presented to them, board Chairman Karl Johnstone said.Also at the meeting, the board heard a long list of agenda change requests from fishermen who want the board...
Management challenge: 'Fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...teleconference vendor, the UFA traced a participating line on the call to the KRSA office in Soldotna after board Chairman Karl Johnstone informed UFA Executive Director Julianne Curry by email the following day that he was aware of what had been said...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: A fish board meeting on the peninsula is long overdue

...the whole meeting does make a difference. At the conclusion of this year's meeting in Anchorage, board chairman Karl Johnstone told the Clarion that people who submitted proposals but were not present at the meeting to defend or explain themselves...
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...king, sockeye, coho and chum stocks throughout the area. According to the report, it was requested by board chair Karl Johnstone.Fisheries stakeholders have also submitted 27 agenda change requests, or ACRs, which ask the board to take up...
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