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Fishing group backs Murkowski

...disappointed the board did not read her answers to a questionnaire before making its decision. But UFA President Robert Thorstenson Jr. said Ulmer handed back in the questionnaire with her answers too late for review. He said Murkowski got his...
A longtime champion of fisheries conservation

...diapers and shoes and their kids can go to college," Southeast Alaska Seiners Association executive director Robert Thorstenson Jr. said. Thorstenson's father, Bob Sr., a founding member of Petersburg Fisheries Inc. (now Icicle Seafoods...
Salmon group subpoenaed in investigation

...father, U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. The subpoena said the grand jury was investigating felony crimes, said Robert Thorstenson Jr., executive director of the Southeast Alaska Seiners Association. Thorstenson said he has packed 16 boxes of...
Murkowski names four to state fisheries board

...endorsed Murkowski in the November election over Democratic challenger Fran Ulmer. Still, United Fishermen President Robert Thorstenson Jr. said Murkowski accepted only two of its four recommendations to the board. The fishing association wants one...
Lloyd reflects as he prepares to leave office

...projects and the guys are gracious enough to allow me to pretend to be a biologist." According to seafood lobbyist Robert Thorstenson Jr., Lloyd was the best thing for fisheries and wildlife since the invention of lures. "It is quite amazing what...
Fish & Game commissioner pleads not guilty to DUI

...court system reveals guilt. "He doesn't manage the fisheries like a drunk," stated Juneau fisheries lobbyist Robert Thorstenson Jr. "He's an incredibly competent commissioner, a fantastic state fishing rights advocate." Contact Klas Stolpe...


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