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My Turn: Little to show for time, money spent on gas line

Former Gov. Walter Hickel used to say, "State government cannot be run like a business" for two reasons. First, government...year.? Harry Noah was the commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources under Gov. Walter Hickel.
My Turn: Why I'm voting 'Yes' to repeal SB 21

...Washington, D.C. numerous times, working to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to exploration. I joined Gov. Walter Hickel and others in an epic battle to ensure Phillips Petroleum (now ConocoPhillips) could purchase oil company ARCO...
My Turn: Vote 'Yes' to restore Alaska as an owner state

...having a going out of business sale on oil"? Are we going to act as an "owner state," as advocated by former Gov. Walter Hickel and embedded in our Constitution, or are we going to succumb to the enormous influence of the oil companies and act...
Juneauites remember Hickel as principled, tough, gracious

Juneauites who knew former Gov. Walter Hickel praised him this week for consistently putting his principles...pipeline was built "due in large part to the efforts of Walter Hickel." Mayor Bruce Botelho first served with Hickel as...
My Turn: Alaska has given away the oil and gas farm - again

...interest from TransCanada work out to be a good deal for Alaska; particularly if you look at this deal through Gov. Walter Hickel's "owner state" lens? Why are we, the owners of the gas, the ones on the hook to repay all of TransCanada's...
Juneau athletes ready for Arctic Winter Games

...athletes cannot be members of their country's national team.The AWG was founded in 1969 by former Alaska Gov. Walter Hickel, and commissioners James Smith (Yukon) and Stuart Hodgson (Northwest Territories), who were concerned about lack...
My Turn: Separation of Oil and State

...parents fought for statehood so that as Alaskans we could control our destiny, not so we could be controlled. Gov. Walter Hickel feared Alaska would one day slip from an "owner state" into an "owned" state. In 1994 he told the Legislature...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Archives In 1993, then-Gov. Walter Hickel killed funding for a classroom...Online In 1993, then-Gov. Walter Hickel killed funding for a classroom...EMPIRE In 1993, then-Gov. Walter Hickel killed funding for a classroom...
Alaskans mourn death of former Gov. Walter Hickel

SITKA - Alaskans on Saturday mourned the loss of former Gov. Walter J. Hickel and remembered him as a visionary and a maverick.
Funeral Mass held for former Alaska Gov. Walter Hickel

ANCHORAGE - Mourners paid tribute Monday to former Alaska governor and Nixon Cabinet member Walter J. Hickel nine days after he died of natural causes at age 90.


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