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Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meeting

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meetingEthical hunters pursue and dispatch wounded game they've failed to kill with a clean kill shot. A proposed regulation could make that illegal in some circumstances.

Hoonah cultural organization gets new director

Hoonah cultural organization gets new directorSarah Dybdahl takes over as the Huna Heritage Foundation’s top official next month. It’s the non-profit arm of the Huna Totem village corporation.

Cotten nominated as Fish and Game commish

Cotten nominated as Fish and Game commishFormer House speaker and former North Pacific Fisheries Management Council member Sam Cotten was only candidate interviewed.

DOT commissioner resigns after road conflict

DOT commissioner resigns after road conflictAlaska Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has resigned at the request of Gov. Bill Walker.

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposals

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposalsThe state Board of Game is holding its regional meeting in Juneau this week.

Rep. Kito: Fund the basics, fix what’s broken

Rep. Kito: Fund the basics, fix what’s brokenLike most Alaska lawmakers, Juneau Rep Sam Kito III is worried about the impacts of shrinking state budgets. He’s especially concerned about funding for schools, police and basic services.

Haines hunting guide sentenced for Lacey Act violation

John Katzeek was ordered to serve 4 years probation, and pay a $2,000 fine plus $1,500 restitution.

Update: Chugiak lawmaker proposes legislature move

Update: Chugiak lawmaker proposes legislature moveSen.-elect Stoltze isn’t proposing a full-on capital move. Instead, he's calling for legislative sessions to be held in Anchorage.

Top Tongass officials stepping down soon

Top Tongass officials stepping down soonForest Supervisor Forrest Cole plans to retire in April and his deputy Tricia O'Connor is taking a new job in Wyoming.

Rough weather stops Lynn Canal ferry sailings

Rough weather stops Lynn Canal ferry sailingsJuneau and Haines have lost a ferry sailing for the second time in three days. Skagway also lost one sailing. High winds, heavy seas and freezing spray sent the Aurora back dock.