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Retired Ketchikan Daily News publisher Lew Williams dies at 83

...newspapers in the state - the Ketchikan Daily News - but Lew Williams Jr.'s reputation for a strong editorial voice commanded...that continues today. After a stint in World War II, Lew Williams Jr. ran the Sentinel for the family. Eventually, he...
My Turn: Williams, Murkowski misrepresent facts

Lew Williams Jr. and Sen. Frank Murkowski have launched personal attacks on me and allege that a lawsuit filed by my employer, Oceana, seeks...
My Turn: If there's smoke, look for fire

Lew Williams Jr., former publisher of the Ketchikan Daily News, recently attacked the news media in general and the Democratic Party in particular...
Setting the record straight on pipeline policy positions

According to Lew Williams Jr.'s piece, "Will environmental lobby curb interest in gas line?" in the July 1 Juneau Empire, the Alaska Wilderness League...
My Turn: Lew Williams: 'Spend every penny on things we don't need'

Why Lew Williams Jr. is continually given editorial space in the Juneau Empire is one of the small mysteries in this world. Williams' unending promotion...
Kudos to Williams

...disputatious times. I am a state employee. The following is a personal opinion: Thank you, thank you, thank you, Lew Williams Jr., for your superb Sunday, Feb. 1, My Turn "Tongass Tales: Fairy and ferry." Perhaps the most honest praise...
Beyond disagreement

...stepped way out of bounds in his Aug. 7 assault on Lew Williams Jr.'s pro-ANWR position. Mr. Steele did not simply...motives are related purely to "the almighty dollar." Lew Williams Jr.'s lengthy and generous record of service to Alaska...
Wrangell newspaper celebrates 100 years of publishing in Alaska

...forced the publisher to print the weekly edition on butcher paper and red ink. "It's recorded a lot of history," Lew Williams Jr., a one-time owner of the newspaper, told the Ketchikan Daily News. "In other towns papers came and went and...
Who wants to vote out Santa Claus? imperative that the governor seek reelection or find a like-minded candidate. The filing deadline is June 1. Lew Williams Jr. is a retired publisher of the Ketchikan Daily News.
Boost the Alaska economy, not its taxes

...voters have a choice on the ballot between this plan or an income tax or sales tax, what are the odds on the outcome? Lew Williams Jr. is the retired publisher of the Ketchikan Daily News.


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