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My Turn: Consider the facts before voting

Vic Fischer, one of the two surviving delegates to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, recently quoted Bob Bartlett, our first U.S. senator, who cautioned Alaskans not to allow us to become captive to out-of-state...
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

On Nov. 8, 1955, Bob Bartlett addressed the Alaska Constitutional Convention in a speech titled, "Meeting the Challenge." In asking the delegates to set aside their partisan concerns, he recognized the...
My Turn: Don't allow public funding for religious, private schools

...reject the education amendment and leave the constitution be.? Victor Fischer was a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, and was a member of the Territorial Legislature and State Senate. He is author of Alaska's Constitutional...
UAS Sound and Motion Spring Arts Series 2013

...for workshops with students. On Feb.22 Alaska Constitutional Convention delegate and author Vic Fisher will present...World War II, his role as a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention and other government appointments, and continuing...
Photo: Pioneering women

Katie Hurley, left, who was the secretary at the Alaska Constitutional Convention, shares a laugh with Cheryl Eldemar, co-chair of AWARE's board of directors, at the Women of Distinction dinner hosted by AWARE Saturday evening.
Stevens responds to resolution controversy of the Bill of Rights, and - more mischievously - former Lt. Gov. Jack Coghill, delegation to the Alaska Constitutional Convention and father of Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-North Pole. The younger Coghill is the chairman...
Vic Fischer to present this week's Sound and Motion

...just 31 years old and had lived in Alaska only five years when he was elected as one of 55 delegates to the Alaska Constitutional Convention. He had been in the United States just 16 years, arriving in New York City from the Soviet Union without...
My Turn: Do we really want the fox guarding the chicken-coop?

Vic Fischer, a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, recently quoted Bob Bartlett, the long time AK representative to the US congress and first senator from our state, cautioning...
Jean Rogers' 'sense of delight'

...Alaska's statehood, helping to devise a new tax system for the state and working as a consultant for the Alaska Constitutional Convention, among other roles.Jean Rogers' focus on writing was put to the side for many years while she concentrated...
Stewarts' generous spirit lives on through music education fund

...back before statehood and was carried forward through several important roles, including secretary of the Alaska Constitutional Convention, and positions in the territorial House of Representatives and state Legislature. He also spent 15 years...


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