Constitution says Alaskans have right to common use of resources, but absence of statutory law allows Board of Game to favor nonresidents.
OPINION: Hunting guide Nate Turner has a conflict of interest and should not be confirmed as a member of the Alaska Board of Game.
OPINION: There are benefits to nonprofit sporting organizations partnering with the state of Alaska through donated hunting permits, but Alaska lawmakers should take great care to avoid opening Pandora's box.
OPINION: Although I defend people's access to traditional foods for religious and subsistence reasons, I cannot defend intentionally violating fishing restrictions and closures on salmon runs that are clearly in trouble.
OPINION: Apparently the Kenai River Sportfishing Association's mission no longer involves real king salmon conservation, just smears and attacks on other sectors of the fishery.
"It is the department's intent to use trapping as a management tool for black bears and grizzly bears where hunting is not sufficiently effective to achieve population management goals." The above quote is taken from a proposal and recommendations from our very own Alaska Department of Fish & Game,
In late February of 2009, in Anchorage, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Denby Lloyd, as promised, explained to me face to face how Palin family friend Corey Rossi came to hold a brand- new leadership position at Fish and Game. Lloyd had told me a month earlier that he couldn't go into an explanation via e-mail.
Why does Gov. Palin want Wayne Anthony Ross, her pick for the new attorney general, dabbling with Alaska's wildlife management?