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An Outdoor View: The king of Alaska's rivers, Part 2

...existing agency." This idea evolved into an act establishing the Kenai River Special Management Area. Governor Bill Sheffield signed it into law on June 1, 1984. The intent of the new law was to protect and perpetuate the fishery and wildlife...
What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...issued an opinion stating that regardless of the vote, it was still unconstitutional. The administration of Gov. Bill Sheffield declined to press the issue.Now, Alaskans are being asked the same question, and the answer is still the same...
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...decade, there seemed to be money for everything. The Susitna-Watana hydroelectric dam had been shelved during Gov. Bill Sheffield's tenure in the 1980s - the victim of another downturn in the oil market. In 2008, surging revenues prompted Gov...
Former governor stumps for bullet line

"I want to talk about the future," former Governor Bill Sheffield said as he began his lecture to the Chamber of Commerce Business Roundtable Thursday. And without affordable energy, the future...
Former gov stumps for gas pipeline

During the latest speech of his months-long tour of Alaska, former Alaska Gov. Bill Sheffield told a combined Kenai and Soldotna chamber of commerce luncheon crowd they should support the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation's...
Alaska group to evaluate how to advance tax debate

...meeting of the group's steering committee, which according to its website includes former Govs. Tony Knowles and Bill Sheffield, is planned in the coming weeks. A precise date wasn't given. "We are going to continue the effort as long as...
Cut birch trees angers Coastal Trail lovers

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Birch trees in front of ex-governor Bill Sheffield's home next to the Coastal Trail were cut to provide a better view of Mount Susitna across Knik Arm, resulting in hard feelings...
Brown steps down

...there until 1985. He served as the president of the Alaska Bar Association from 1984 to 1985. In 1985, then Gov. Bill Sheffield asked Brown to be the state?s attorney general. ?Right after I accepted, the Grand Jury recommended that Sheffield...
Williams defends initiative stance

...he trusted were on board with the anti-initiative effort helped. They include Arliss Sturgulewski, former Gov. Bill Sheffield and others, many of whom he's known for decades and whose opinions he respects. So did studying the initiative...
Mayor Williams' stance doesn't hold any water

...decision has on his position as mayor. Williams has no qualms about joining the group, saying that seeing former Gov. Bill Sheffield and former state legislator Arliss Sturgulewski's names on the list influenced him. "Regardless of what the other...


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