Empire Editorial: Sealaska land deal should move forward

...government to fulfill its promise.On Dec. 17, 1971, President Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law.ANCSA...regional corporations created by the act.Almost 43 years since Nixon put pen to paper, many Native groups are still waiting for...
Sealaska nears final land claim

Nearly 43 years after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was signed into law by President Richard Nixon, Sealaska Corporation will likely receive the final acres of Tongass National Forest land it is entitled to.Robert Dillon...
My Turn: Torture of the American conscience

...the 20-year period before his presidency, President Richard Nixon didn't challenge the initial disclosures. But when he began...publish the entire Pentagon Papers. That too was challenged by Nixon, and the case went to the Supreme Court. Gravel lost, but...
Today in History

...Highlight in History:On August 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation, effective the next day, following...Republican national convention in Miami Beach nominated Richard Nixon for president on the first ballot.In 1973, Vice President...
My Turn: Begich Negative Ads Divide and Defame Alaskans

...involved in the political process. I held those who served in office in high esteem. My idealism was first jolted with Richard Nixon's Watergate break-in and cover-up scandal. Serving honorably does not start with winning the office at all costs. Sometimes...
My Turn: Business benefits from SB21

...North Slope production.My father, Walter Hickel, was the founder of our company, Secretary of the Interior under President Nixon and twice Governor of Alaska. He was a believer in the "owner state" and a strong proponent of resource development including...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Thomas Piketty 9. Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis 10. The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, by Rick PerlsteinOn the Rise: 22. The Nixon Defense, by John W. DeanDean's account of one of America's worst political scandals...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...Follett's Century Trilogy ("Fall of Giants," "Winter of the World") follows several characters through the Johnson, Nixon and Reagan administrations, with an epilogue set on the night of President Obama's election."The Assassination of Margaret...
Roger Goodell's mission to measure up

...Democrats to set a date terminating funding for U.S. combat in Vietnam. Goodell's bill never passed. Predictably, the Nixon White House eventually retaliated; Vice President Spiro Agnew called Goodell "the Christine Jorgensen of the Republican Party...
New England schools face rash of threats

...demonstrates we will vigorously investigate these cases and prosecute those responsible," he said.In Winchester, Christian Nixon, a parent and school committee chairman, says he appreciates the district's "quick and decisive action" to cancel classes...
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