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Board director resigns over appointment

...has been turbulent since January, when Walker appointed former United Cook Inlet Drift Association Executive Director Roland Maw without her consultation. Following the subsequent withdrawal by Maw on Feb. 20 after criminal charges were filed against...
State | AK legislature
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...Johnstone represented sport fishing interests.Walker had nominated Ruffner to the position following the withdrawal of Roland Maw for consideration. Maw, who is currently being charged with criminal license violations in Montana, faced similar...
State | AK legislature
Gov forces House's hand after canceled confirmation vote

...groups, said Senate Minority Leader Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage.Others, including Board of Fisheries appointee Roland Maw, have also dropped out of the running amid controversy.Gardner addressed Richards' appointment in a Wednesday morning...
State | AK legislature
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...A former nominee to the Alaska Board of Fisheries has been charged with misdemeanor wildlife violations in Montana.Roland Maw, a Kasilof commercial fisherman, has been charged with seven counts related to purchasing resident sporting licenses...
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...and a longtime Cook Inlet commercial fisheries advocate has been nominated to replace him.Gov. Bill Walker named Roland Maw, of Kasilof, to the fish board after calling Johnstone to express his disappointment with the board's lack of public...
Chenault questions Fish and Game process

...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 of commissioner candidates...
Science, not politics needed at the Dep't of Fish and Game

...before him a chance to choose someone to lead this effort in a science and biological approach, not political. Dr. Roland Maw has spent his entire life in the field of wildlife, habitat, and fisheries management with special efforts on sustained...
Alaska fish and game boards to vet applicants

...governor's choice.Besides Cotten, the others who applied for the position are United Cook Inlet Drift Association director Roland Maw and two people from outside the state, Zachary Hill and Greg Woods.Hill is a postdoctoral researcher in pharmaceutical...
Letter to the Editor: Chime in on Chuitna of Alaska do have at least one thing in common: Fish come first. No, this is not about the Board of Fisheries or Roland Maw. It is about a proposed coal mine on the far side of Cook Inlet that would destroy a watershed that supports all five...
Panel postpones confirmation hearing for fish board nominee

JUNEAU - The House Resources Committee has delayed a confirmation hearing for Roland Maw's appointment to the state Board of Fisheries.Committee co-chair Dave Talerico, a Republican from Healy, said the hearing...
State | AK legislature


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