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For cemetery director, death is a part of life

...side of the cemetery, one of its oldest tracts, for a brief tour.Along the way, Jones pointed out former Gov. Walter J. Hickel's vertical grave - Hickel was famously buried standing up - as well as the graves of other recognizable figures...
Building our state

...governors.I remember the first Hickel administration as the time we really got serious about building our state. Walter J. Hickel understood that infrastructure was essential. He had a vision for opening up Alaska to get to our resources - specifically...
My Turn: Business benefits from SB21

...I believe that voting no on ballot measure 1 is good for the people, the economy and the state of Alaska. ? Walter J. Hickel, Jr. is the chairman and CEO of Hickel Investmen Company and Hotel Captain Cook.
End of an era as Botelho prepares to leave City Hall

...Botelho took office as mayor in 1988 and served a single term before joining the administration of then-Gov. Walter J. Hickel in the early 1990s. After a stint as attorney general, Botelho returned to city politics and was elected mayor again...
Hickel floats plan to cover budget gap municipal programs by the state, Alaska cities are looking for solutions to budget shortfalls. Former Gov. Walter J. Hickel says he's got one: using money from the Permanent Fund dividend. Hickel, founder of Institute of the North...
Photo: Juneau quilt

Catherine Stevens, Sen. Ted Stevens, former Gov. Walter J. Hickel and Lily Stevens pose with the patriotic quilt crafted for Alaska's senior U.S. Senator by Juneau's Capital City Republican...
Sheffield leads Democratic group backing Murkowski

...and from the town, she said. "One of these days we'll get that road built," Murkowski said Thursday. Gov. Walter J. Hickel had proposed a road along the Copper River to Prince William Sound in the early 1990s. Alaska was sued in 1992 over...
Four try long-shot chance to be governor

...Gov. Tony Knowles won in a recount by fewer than 600 votes. After being out of office for more than 20 years, Walter J. Hickel won a second term as governor in 1990 running on the Alaskan Independence Party ticket. But Hickel was widely regarded...
My Turn: Vision, access, energy: keys to Alaska's future

...following statehood, people of vision have always been crucial in defining and achieving Alaska's goals. Gov. Walter J. Hickel's new book: "Crisis in the Commons: The Alaska Solution," again reminds us that vision, access and affordable...
This Day in History

...governor's desk in Juneau following a televised documentary supposedly showing wolves being hunted for bounty. In 1970, Walter J. Hickel was fired from his job as Secretary of the Interior by Richard M. Nixon. He was appointed to the post in January...


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