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Alaska Editorial: Legislature's focus on cuts has avoided other half of funding equation

...greater and greater numbers of the state's residents. What can be done with cuts has been done - as former Gov. Walter Hickel said, "You can't cut your way to prosperity."It's time to again put increased revenue proposals on the table...
Walter Francis Baldwin

...staff of the Alaska Packers Association. He moved to Juneau in 1967, and served as an administrative aide to Governor Walter Hickel and Governor Keith Miller. In 1968, Walter met Dawn (Chapman) Baldwin and her five children while she was a waitress...
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...awards, recognitions and professional interests?My most memorable awards were from two of Alaska's governors: Walter Hickel and Tony Knowles, for helping to connect Alaska and Russian Far East back in 1990s. Another important one was a national...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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, rather...
My Turn: Honor Hammond by repealing SB 21

...Hammond ran for his second term, the polls shows a very close race. In 1978, Hammond was up against former Gov. Walter Hickel, who had the lion's share of financial support. Through a statewide ground campaign and a persistent pledge to...


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