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Empire Editorial: Mallott, Walker and the sprint to November

...been that third-party candidates are a joke and shouldn't be taken seriously. Alaska knows differently. In 1990, Wally Hickel and Jack Coghill did an end run around the political establishment with their Alaskan Independence Party ticket.As...
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...the very essence of the democratic process." Gov. Wally Hickel later reflected, "During the early days of Alaska...I will give the last word to my friend and mentor, Wally Hickel. I was with him when he spoke these words before the...
My Turn: History shows Walker and Mallott made the smart move

...and Democrat Bill Sheffield, giving Sheffield the win. The granddaddy of all third-party upsets came in 1990 when Wally Hickel, running under the Alaskan Independence Party ticket, won against Republican Arliss Sturgulewski and Democrat Tony...
Letter to the Editor: David vs. Goliath

...Eisenhower warned us that it was dangerous to let giant corporations have too much power. More recently, Jay Hammond, Wally Hickel and Sarah Palin stood up to the oil companies and put Alaska's interests first. Right now, all the powerful interests...
Sarah Palin endorses Joe Miller in Senate race

...reformer. Sullivan cited the late former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens as an inspiration, Treadwell, the late former Gov. Wally Hickel.Miller has spent much of the campaign painting his opponents as establishment types while casting himself as a "constitutional...
Miller says he'll back Alaska GOP Senate nominee

...Miller said Sarah Palin, who endorsed him during his unsuccessful 2010 Senate run but has been on the sidelines of this race. Sullivan said the late former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. Treadwell said the late former Alaska Gov. Wally Hickel.
In Alaska, a distinct feel to getting out the vote

...pledged his vote, Treadwell said: "If only we can do that 50,000 times."Treadwell is a protege of the late Gov. Wally Hickel. Last week he rolled out an endorsement from a four-time winner of the Iditarod dogsled race. And Treadwell is hoping...
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...triggered a furious controversy inside and outside Alaska. Among those vociferously opposed to the hunts were former Gov. Wally Hickel, then President Nixon's Secretary of the Interior, which held jurisdiction over the muskoxen habitat on Nunivak...
Empire Editorial: Legislature did a B+ job

...entire special session just to get a budget passed. Look back farther, and you'll see worse chaos. In 1992, Gov. Wally Hickel needed to call two special sessions to get the state's work done.In 1981, before Alaskans amended the state's...
Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities to be celebrated tonight

...roles also have included 10 years in the Alaska Legislature, chairman of the Land Claims Task Force under former Gov. Wally Hickel, commissioner of Commerce and Economic Development under former Gov. Tony Knowles, and manager of Federal Government...


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