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My Turn: It's a new day in Alaska politics

...transition process, their response was exactly as mine: "It exceeded my expectations." As subsistence committee member Rod Arno, executive director of the Alaska Outdoor Council, told the Alaska Dispatch News, he has been part of four transition...
New coalition says corporations aren't people

...effort include Arliss Sturgulewski, a former state senator and GOP candidate for governor; Vic Fischer, a former state senator and state constitutional convention delegate; and Rod Arno, executive director of the Alaska Outdoor Council.
Groups sue to ban four-wheelers in park

...historical and administrative records to determine how the decision was made. The park has 60 days to respond to the lawsuit. Rod Arno, executive director of the pro-hunting Alaska Outdoor Council, said the group will take a formal stance in opposition...
Online video raises questions about Katmai grizzly bear hunt

...Not until I saw the video did I realize how bad it is. It's not appropriate." Phone calls seeking comment from Rod Arno, executive director of the Alaska Outdoor Council, an organization that supports hunters' rights and access to wildlife...
Board's decision bad for Kamishak brown bears

...protections given to brown bears by the State of Alaska and the National Park Service. Furthermore, I take issue with Rod Arno's (Alaska Outdoor Council) claim in Sunday's Anchorage Daily News that these bears become "leery" once they cross...
Game board poised to legalize black bear trapping

...caribou numbers. "I think it is all in the same direction in trying to do proactive predator and prey management," said Rod Arno, executive director of the Alaska Outdoor Council, when asked about agenda items added to a special meeting beginning...
Let Alaskans decide on subsistence

...Vice President Nelson Angapak said last week, will go a long way toward unifying Alaskans of all racial backgrounds. Rod Arno, a guide who is a member of the Alaska Outdoor Council and an opponent of the rural preference, says the debate tends...
Hunter cited for shooting bear near Sterling Highway

...watchers. "It's incumbent on anyone who participates in hunting to be respectful of other people's values," he said. Rod Arno, executive director of the Alaska Outdoors Council, a statewide sportsmen's group, said it's unfortunate that the...
Wolves a vital part of a healthy Alaska

...necessary because the natural predators were decimated. We see trophy hunters being brought in from Outside and the AOC's Rod Arno crowing about how once again we can sell our wildlife to Outsiders. Outside the park, we tell the world we know how...
Rosier to head Outdoor Council

...Game commissioner in the Hickel administration and has served as one of the council's vice presidents. He replaces Rod Arno of Palmer, who stepped down as president of the group after eight years. Rosier said other members approached him about...


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