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Les Palmer: Changing the process

...Not surprisingly, these same special interests control the legislature, and always have.In 1949, when the Territorial Legislature created the first Alaska Fisheries Board, commercial fishing interests were about the only interests in sight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/les-palmer-changing-the-process
Outdoors
Former territorial governor dies at age 94

...that was used for the cover continues to hang in the Stepovich home.Stepovich served three terms in the Alaska Territorial Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38.Stepovich resigned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-15/former-territorial-governor-dies-at-
News
Oil taxes on the docket this week

...and Gas Compact Commission.-CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION: Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of when the first territorial legislature convened. Events are planned, including a panel discussion on "Leading Women in Alaska's Political History...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-03/oil-taxes-on-the-docket-this-week
News
Ranks of Alaska female legislators grow

...United States, the very first act of the new Territorial Legislature was to pass a suffrage bill allowing women the...grandmother, Thelma Engstrom, was elected to the Territorial Legislature from Juneau in 1947. Among the issues she fought...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020611/new_781772121.shtml
News
Justice served?

...hearing from the cosponsors of House Bill 9, the bill that would institute the death penalty eliminated by the Territorial Legislature in 1957?" Did people listening around the state actually hear a discussion regarding how 16-year-olds could...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030509/let_278942896.shtml
Proud Murkowski supporter

My great-grandfather served in the Alaska Territorial Legislature. My grandfather served his rural community on a local level and ran for state House. My mother served Alaska on a local, regional...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102110/let_723909069.shtml
Opinion
Francis ?Frank? X. Wirth Jr.

...and chief of detectives for the Fairbanks City Police. He served in the House of Representatives in the last Territorial Legislature in 1956. He moved to Anchorage in 1962 and started his own private detective agency, Confidential Services...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011607/obits_20070116004.shtml
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