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From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...USA, said about two dozen people were aboard the Exxon Valdez. There were no immediate reports of injuries.Gov. Steve Cowper arrived in Valdez on Friday to evaluate the spill. He said state officials were considering the use of chemicals to...
State split on coastal issue

...commercial developments.Former Gov. Tony Knowles says the program worked under five governors: Hammond, Bill Sheffield, Steve Cowper, Wally Hickel and himself."None of us found it in any way a problem. We used it to facilitate," Knowles said...
This Day in History discuss a proposed ferry system linking Prince Rupert, British Columbia, with Southeast Alaska. In 1988, Gov. Steve Cowper announced cash incentives to encourage the use of minority- and women-owned businesses in the $300 million Bradley...
This Day in History

...Alaska. In 1988, an Anchorage woman became the first fatality of the 1988 climbing season on Mount McKinley. Gov. Steve Cowper announced cash incentives to encourage the use of minority and women-owned businesses in the $300 million Bradley...
Alaska's first ladies gather for documentary

...Gardiner Hammond; Michael Margaret Stewart, ex-wife of Steve Cowper; Susan Morris Knowles; and Nancy Murkowski. KTOO...The house is very, very different here from when Steve Cowper and I had the opportunity to be here for four years...
Alaska Digest

...McAlpine, an Anchorage attorney, was lieutenant governor from 1982-1990 under Democrat Govs. Bill Sheffield and Steve Cowper. Northern winds could stir wildfires VENETIE - About 140 firefighters were flown to Venetie on Tuesday as weather forecasts...
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1938, Steve Cowper, the seventh Governor of the State of Alaska, was born in Petersburg, Va. In 1954, the Lost River Mine near Seward unloaded...
My turn: Murkowski simply didn't fit

...his reputation tarnished by 30 relentless days of televised impeachment hearings, lost his bid for a second term to Steve Cowper in the 1986 primary. But Murkowski's loss stands out. Sheffield, who previously suffered the most ignominious defeat...
Former lawmaker dies

...on a special committee that created the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. and was twice appointed a trustee, under Govs. Steve Cowper and Walter Hickel. Freeman came to Alaska in 1945 to work as a civilian machinist at Elmendorf Air Force Base. He...
Photo: Coming and going

Incoming Gov. Steve Cowper, left, meets with outgoing Gov. Bill Sheffield, following Cowper's 1986 victory. Cowper beat Sheffield in the Democratic...


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