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

...people came. A turning point came on Jan. 26, 1982, when Sterling resident Ralph Pott wrote a letter to then Governor Jay Hammond, stating his concerns for the future of the Kenai River. Hammond replied that he was aware of the problems and would...
Governor: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...legislature for the special session next month will reinstitute a reserve tax on gas that is not developed. Governor Jay Hammond signed a similar piece of legislation in 1975 in order for Alaska to receive much needed oil revenue prior to construction...
Voices of the Peninsula: Permanent Fund earnings should be part of budget solution

...programs such as the new Alaska Student Loan program and Alaska Longevity Bonus Program. Alaskans, including Gov. Jay Hammond and legislators, realized that the temptation to spend every penny of future oil and gas revenue would be too powerful...
What others say: Alaskans embrace government 'overreach' on Denali

...congressional efforts to change the name to Denali have been routinely stymied by the Ohio delegation ever since former Gov. Jay Hammond first petitioned to rename the mountain in 1975.Citing a 1947 law giving the Interior Secretary the power to resolve...
Appointment process not following the rules

Jay Hammond must be rolling in his grave at the current...his first term as Senator, the young Jay Hammond sought a way to protect Education and...three years longer than the term limit Jay Hammond initially envisioned. So much for checks...
Push made to establish Jay Hammond refuge

...move ahead with establishing the Jay Hammond State Game Refuge. There have...ideas for honoring former Gov. Jay Hammond since his untimely passing in 2005...all at public expense. Honoring Jay Hammond with passage of SB 67 will extend...
Walker's decisions a step in right direction

...moving in the right direction for Alaskans for a variety of reasons. As a 41 year Alaskan I remember the Governors Jay Hammond and Wally Hickel, and their administrations and I remember them very favorably for their integrity and their competence...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...terms.Since statehood in 1959, two men, Bill Egan and Wally Hickel, served non-consecutive terms. Three - Egan, Jay Hammond and Tony Knowles - served back-to-back terms.When asked which number Walker holds, the state historian, Jo Antonson...
Report: Low taxes lulled as budget swelled

...there were efforts to enlist independent citizen reviews of state programs, Wohforth said."Even in the (Govs. Jay) Hammond and (Walter) Hickel eras (of the 1970s and 1980s) there were budget management reviews of state operations by independent...
Ballot Measure 4 protects salmon for future generations

...Measure 4 is passed.The Fisheries ReserveIn 1972, the Alaska Legislature, under the leadership of then-Senator Jay Hammond, created the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve. The Reserve encompasses critical watersheds and portions of two national...


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