Refine Search

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.
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...
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...
Vote 'Yes' to have the final say

Former Gov. Walter Hickel once asked, "Who owns Alaska"?With Ballot Measure 1, we must once again consider that question, and the deeper question...
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: Business benefits from SB21

...that discouraged oil investment in Alaska and helped to accelerate the decline in North Slope production.My father, Walter Hickel, was the founder of our company, Secretary of the Interior under President Nixon and twice Governor of Alaska. He...
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: 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...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback