Sheffield urges defeat of oil tax repeal measure

SITKA - Former Gov. Bill Sheffield says repealing changes to Alaska's oil tax structure would be a mistake.Sheffield spoke Sunday at the Sitka Historical...the goal of increasing production.Sheffield says the law is not perfect but can...
Gov. Sheffield stumps for in-state bullet gas line

...about the future," former Governor Bill Sheffield said as he began his lecture to the Chamber...we have an energy crisis in Alaska," Sheffield said. "Too many of our residents are...price of a monthly mortgage."Gov. Sheffield then gave a rundown of Alaska's energy...
Sheffield to retire as Anchorage's port director

ANCHORAGE - Former Alaska Gov. Bill Sheffield is retiring from his post as director...port officials announced Thursday.Sheffield, 83, sent a letter to Anchorage Mayor...some of the best years of my life," Sheffield said in a written statement. "It has...
Images from another time: Sheffield's oath of office

Gov. Bill Sheffield takes the oath of office from Alaska Supreme Court Justice Edmond W. Burke on Dec. 6, 1982, during his swearing-in ceremony in the State Office Building.
Lab results pending for seals found covered in oil

...were tested, KNOM reported. But Gay Sheffield, a marine biologist with the University...sent in from the jaws and face areas.Sheffield is a member of a local team trying to...Shishmaref and Wales about two weeks ago.Sheffield and Ahmasuk are asking that anyone who...
Remembering MLK

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a state and federal holiday.The state of Alaska, under Gov. Bill Sheffield, established Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday in 1986, the same year it became a federal holiday. King has been dead...
Folk Fest bar music, dances, workshops and other events

...Hickle Room.? Family Concert, Sheffield Ballroom. Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m...Couple Dance with John Laskey, Sheffield Ballroom.? Country Song Swap/Jam and Waltz...Instrument Swap, Buy, Sell, Trade, Sheffield Ballroom.? Family Square Dance with Ava Honey...
Gov forces House's hand after canceled confirmation vote

...Walker's move isn't unprecedented. In 1983, then-Gov. Bill Sheffield issued a proclamation calling a joint session after the House...confirmations. When some lawmakers objected to the summons, Sheffield and Senate President Jalmar Kerttula, D-Palmer, ordered...
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Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...Sledge worked in the cotton fields around his hometown of Leighton in northwest Alabama and took a job in a hospital in nearby Sheffield. He also spent weekends playing with a rhythm-and-blues band called the Esquires. A hospital patient heard him singing...
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Empire Editorial: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...General issued an opinion stating that regardless of the vote, it was still unconstitutional. The administration of Gov. Bill Sheffield declined to press the issue.Now, Alaskans are being asked the same question, and the answer is still the same. It's...
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