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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: 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: 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...
Alaska editorial: Vote no on Alaska constitutional convention

This editorial originally appeared in the Anchorage Daily News: Every 10 years, Alaskans decide whether to take a serious look at the Alaska Constitution and consider fundamental changes to our basic of self-governance.
Senate balance of power at stake in election

...President Lyndon Johnson over Barry Goldwater by a 2-1 margin.Neither Romney nor Obama campaigned in Alaska.Constitutional Convention measure falling shortAlaska's constitution is just over 50 years old, and early vote returns Tuesday...
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.
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...
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...
Alaska on the page, 2012

...World War II, his role as a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention and other government appointments, and continuing...John Havelock addresses the question of an Alaska Constitutional Convention."Our Sarah: Made in Alaska" by Chuck...


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