Fish and Game commissioner who killed cougar loses position
voted to elect Commissioner Jim Kellogg as president Wednesday, Richards plans to remain on the commission until his term expires in January.
Commissioner Michael Sutton was elected as vice president.
“It’s been a privilege and an honor to be on this commission,” Richards said. “I tried to be consistent and give everyone a voice and a fair shake. I believe I made decisions on matters that reflected that.”
[Updated, 12:59 p.m. Aug. 8: Sutton, an executive with the Audubon Society, said later that the killing of the lion and Richards’ comments defending it were factors in his decision tov