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Kenai Catering re-models & reopens historic meeting place

In a place where Alaskan legends like Jay Hammond and Hugh Malone first discussed creating Alaska's permanent fund and Don Gilman and Wally Hickel shared visions for a trans Alaska...
State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...discovery of oil on the North Slope, Alaska wasn't nearly so rich a state. Even with a state income tax (which Gov. Jay Hammond ditched in 1980 after the oil ship had come in), state revenues were far lower than modern levels, as were state...
Legislature should hold hearing on referendum

...isn't just a threat to our Constitutional values - it also threatens the Permanent Fund. Bella Hammond, widow of Jay Hammond, is one of the primary sponsors working to pass Proposition One. We should honor the Hammond legacy by repealing the...

For nearly half a century the Riverside House & Restaurant has hosted dignitaries and special events from Governor Jay Hammond's campaign speeches to birthday parties and anniversaries, not to mention the thousands of world visitors who enjoyed...
Family owned Lake & Pen Air brings unique service to Kenai Municipal Airport

Among Alaskan pilots Dave Wilder is as well known as Jay Hammond, Babe Alsworth and Fred Chambers. Wilder came to Alaska from the north side of Chicago in 1967 and wound up at Lake Iliamna where...
Alaskans should be rewarded for fighting government waste

...encourage every fiscal conservative to take a hard look at the numbers behind the Port Mac rail spur and ask one of Jay Hammond's basic questions: will it pay for itself? Bob Shavelson holds the title of Inletkeeper with Homer-based Cook...
An Outdoor View: Fish wars and politics

...Fish and Game, by Ouija board? Would they prefer that state bureaucrats make all the rules, with no public input? Jay Hammond, governor of Alaska from 1974 to 1982, knew a thing or two about fish politics. In an op-ed column, "Fisheries...
Former Ketchikan legislator was active to the end

...six-term legislator's passing quickly spread through the state. ''Oral Freeman was one of my heroes,'' former Gov. Jay Hammond told the Ketchikan Daily News. ''His passage, in my view, leaves a great, smoking crater in the annals of Alaska...
Alaska needs to get out from under AGIA

...Canada into the premium Asian market. This is precisely the market that the late Govs. Bill Egan, Wally Hickel and Jay Hammond and the late Sen. Ted Stevens recognized as the incredibly lucrative and only viable market for Alaska's gas.Central...
Stevens defends Senate oil tax plan

...executive director of the Resource Development Council, said Hickel and another former governor referenced by Stevens, Jay Hammond, didn't have tax regimes nearly as high as what exists today. He said the current tax structure is hampering the...


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