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Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

The letters came in snowdrifts that blanketed the desks in the office of Gov. Steve Cowper, more than a thousand all together. There was the one from a man in Kansas who enclosed scraps of his Exxon credit card, cut...
Cowper joins Texas law firm

...AUSTIN, Texas - Former Alaska Gov. Steve Cowper is moving to Texas to join a law firm...specialize in energy and environmental issues. Cowper, a Democrat who was governor from 1986-90...Wright Ginsberg & Brusilow, L.L.P. Cowper was Alaska's chief executive during...
Photo: Governors gather

Former Alaska governors Bill Sheffield, left, Walter J. Hickel, Frank Murkowski, Tony Knowles, Steve Cowper, and Keith Miller, right, with Gov. Sarah Palin, front left, and territorial Gov. Mike Stepovich, front right, talk Friday...
Former governor takes post with Canadian firm

ANCHORAGE - Former Alaska Gov. Steve Cowper has a new job with a Canadian energy services...Sound off on the important issues at Cowper is the new chairman of the board of Wescorp...Chief Executive Officer Doug Biles said Cowper has more than 40 years of professional...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...Big Diomede Island.On April 23, Gov. Cowper and his counterpart from Chukotka, Vyacheslav...they wondered what was happening," Cowper said in November during an Anchorage forum...Flight.A storm over Nome had grounded Cowper and the Alaska side of the delegation...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 3 Kobets and we felt sorry for him," Cowper said. "These things happened, and as the price of doing business," Cowper said of the Soviets' view of the's full circle."For his part, Cowper sees things more positively. He visited...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 1

...come of this," said former Alaska Gov. Steve Cowper by phone from Texas. Cowper flew on the Friendship Flight and supported the...Brelsford, who at the time was working for Gov. Cowper in the state's international trade office. Schurke...
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...There were no immediate reports of injuries.Gov. Steve Cowper arrived in Valdez on Friday to evaluate the spill. He said...he said. "It's going to be a tough judgment call."Cowper said conventional responses, such as booms, probably would...
A mountain for Jon Scribner

...regionalized, he became head of the Southeast Region.During his tenure, he served under Governors Hammond, Sheffield, Cowper, Hickel and Knowles. His repeated reappointments attest to his integrity and hard work.Coworkers, such as retired engineer...
No free rides They should have made the decisions 10 years ago when the then-Gov. Cowper proposed major fiscal changes. (I did not agree with all of Gov. Cowpers' proposals, but he was on the right track.) Not only does the Legislature need...


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