Top 4 free things to do in Anchorage

...biggest city, also home to the state's largest airport, there are plenty of free things to do. Here are a few.TONY KNOWLES COASTAL TRAILThis is the gem of the city's extensive trail system, which boasts more than 120 miles (193 kilometers...
My Turn: Real facts on oil tax reform about Alaska's economic future; and now that we have the facts, I'm voting "No" on ballot measure 1.? Tony Knowles was Governor of Alaska from 1994-2002 and resides in Anchorage.
Katie John ruling wins Native leaders' approval

...could not be reached for comment on Monday. He told the Empire earlier this year that he disagreed with former Gov. Tony Knowles' decision not to pursue the case in 2001."This last court just said because of the kind of questionable precedent...
My Turn: Don't let Legislature fool Alaskans again

...inflation were stalled in the legislature. The AFL-CIO gathered 50,000 signatures for an initiative mirroring Gov. Tony Knowles' bill, which was approved for the November 2002 ballot. As with the current initiative, polls showed 70 percent support...
Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities to be celebrated tonight

...Claims Task Force under former Gov. Wally Hickel, commissioner of Commerce and Economic Development under former Gov. Tony Knowles, and manager of Federal Government Relations for Alyeska Pipeline Services Co. ? Distinguished Service tot he Humanities...
My Turn: Bristol Bay Salmon - Alaska's chance for an enduring resolution

...a national treasure by putting fish first allows us to pass it on to the next generation undiminished. This is a noble cause and one that Alaskans will proudly pursue. ? Tony Knowles, Governor of the State of Alaska, 1994-2002.
Finding a home is next step for proposed school When teachers took students on an end-of-the-year bike ride to the Planet Walk, a student riding on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail commented that he'd never been so far away from home before.Begich teachers found that many of their...
Overfishing charges reinstated against Kookesh, others

...was too broad.After the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed the Katie John decision in 2001, Gov. Tony Knowles - after appealing three rulings against the state in the case- changed his mind and announced that the state would...
Alaska Editorial: State's budget situation isn't dire, but only because of recent savings

...up budget shortfalls with permanent fund earnings alone, which would have ended the dividend program. Then-Gov. Tony Knowles endorsed the plan. However, the Senate declined to pass the measures, so neither option was adopted.Frank Murkowski...
Alaska Editorial: Gov. Parnell's decision reignites subsistence battle

...the constitution resulted in the federal takeover of subsistence regulation on state lands.Finally, in 2001, Gov. Tony Knowles met with Mentasta elder Katie John and decided not to pursue further state appeals. The strongest basis for his decision...


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