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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: Lew Williams Jr. is right, almost ...

Lew Williams Jr., in his recent Empire commentary, is absolutely right; "There is economic hope for Southeast." But Lew is dead wrong when...
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...
The demise of timber

I have to respond to Sunday's Lew Williams Jr. My Turn. You, Robin Taylor and the rest of the timber industry cheerleaders always complain about the "outside" environmentalists...
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...
Too much Lew for one Empire reader

Why does the Juneau Empire provide Lew Williams Jr. with an ongoing political privilege and a platform for his anti-environment, pro-road, subsidize-the-timber-industry...
FBI has a reason to investigate Stevens, Rep. Don Young

This is a response to Lew Williams Jr.'s tirade in the Empire on Aug. 13 ("Be wary of Alaska reps' 'show' trials"). Sound off on the important issues at...
To the victors go the spoils

Related Story: My Turn: ANWR: Quick partial solution to fiscal gap Lew Williams Jr., newspaper publisher and former UA regent, informs us in Sunday's paper how incredibly powerful the Republican Party is...


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