My Turn: Checks and balances of the Board of Education

Jay Hammond must be rolling in his grave at the shenanigans...term as a state senator, the young Jay Hammond sought a way to protect Education and Fish...then new Republican administration. Sen. Hammond devised and passed a clever way to balance...
Nominations sought for Volunteer Awards

...performed extraordinary volunteer service for the First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Awards.Started by First Lady Bella Hammond in 1974, the program recognizes Alaskan volunteers who have displayed extraordinary personal commitment, have invested a significant...
My Turn: Help first lady Donna Walker put the "unity" in community

...Since the First Lady Volunteer Awards were founded by Bella Hammond a quarter-century ago, hundreds of Alaskans have been honored...our communities. In fact, the very first time I met Mrs. Hammond was in 1978 when she came to Valdez to present one of these...
Barbara Jean Woldstad Heim

...Lodge Ladies, and the VFW. Barbara was especially proud of her appointment to the Board of Child Advocacy under Governor Jay Hammond. Barbara worked as a bookkeeper and secretary with several private companies such as the old Carrs Grocery on Cushman Street...
My Turn: Honor Hammond by repealing SB 21

...July 21 was officially former Gov. Jay Hammond Day. Many young Alaskans or those new...The "so what" for me is that Gov. Hammond (R-Naknek) was one of the best governors...Alaska and we were fortunate to have had Hammond at the helm. He was not necessarily a...
Five Good Reads for 2014 able to stop at Prudhoe Bay and take oil to ports farther south. The voyage of the Manhattan proved that wrong.? Jay Hammond's "Tales of Alaska's Bush Rat Governor" is the perfect break from "serious" history books. It has plenty of humor...
Ila Caroline Hammond Monthy

Ila Hammond, 80Ila Caroline Hammond, 80, died December 28, 2013, at her home in Anchorage, Alaska.Mrs. Hammond was born March 29, 1933 in Lime Springs, Iowa to Charles and Annabel Monthy. At age 11 her parents moved to Oakland, California...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...Hickel, served non-consecutive terms. Three - Egan, Jay Hammond and Tony Knowles - served back-to-back terms.When asked...beginning and ending at noon on the first Monday in December.Hammond and Knowles are represented on the wall by one photo for their...
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...will not dominate the critically important public policy discussion.? Jerry Reinwand was Gov. Jay Hammond's Chief of Staff during Hammond's second term when Alaska's income tax was repealed. He has also served in the same position for...
Juneau Jamboree hockey tourney finds the nets

...Casey Cash, Julie Vollick and Gina White.The Royal team included Jodie Pessolano, Stacie Zaychuk, Carole Baker, Stephanie Hammond, Monica Frank, Leslie Slater, Allison Smith, Lizzie Solger, Diana Carbonell, Christy Hartman, Heather Brandon and Jessie...


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