Two Fish and Game positions opening and governor is taking applications

Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter is accepting applications to replace two outgoing Idaho Fish and Game commissioners, Gary Power from the Salmon Region and Wayne Wright from the Magic Valley Region. Both served the maximum of two four-year terms, and their terms expire June 30.

To be appointed, a successful candidate must be a resident of the Salmon or the Magic Valley region, and be well informed and interested in wildlife conservation and restoration. Fish and Game commissioners are appointed by the governor for staggered four year terms – no more than four may be from the same political party. Each commissioner must be confirmed by the Idaho State Senate.

To download the application click HERE.

Anyone interested should fill out the application and e-mail it to Or they may mail it to the address at the top of the form or FAX it to (208) 334-3454, attention Ann Beebe. Include a brief resume. Applications must be received or postmarked by May 18.