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We can reap benefits from state elders' knowledge if we listen

...Convention are still around, and perhaps not surprisingly, some are still active in politics. Though Jack Coghill and Vic Fischer, two of those figures, may not see eye to eye on too many political issues, it's hard to dispute that both are...
Les Gara: SB 21 contains troubling provision

...respected leaders across the political spectrum - including former First Lady Bella Hammond, Constitutional Delegate Vic Fischer, Democratic and Independent Gubernatorial candidates Byron Mallott and Bill Walker, Democratic and Republican legislators...
Letters to the editor

...granted Pebble permit after permit, pushed House Bill 77, and was a key player in the lawsuit against iconic Alaskans Vic Fischer and Bella Hammond. In Washington D.C. he lobbied for GMO salmon (Frankenfish)! That is so anti-salmon, the...
Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

...executive power. But that's under threat as well. The governor recently brought a lawsuit against respected statesman Vic Fischer and former first lady Bella Hammond for their public interest challenge of Pebble mine activities. And things could...
Fishermen should have priority with DNR

...Yet during the same time period, the Parnell Administration had no trouble finding staff to sue Bella Hammond and Vic Fischer - Alaska icons - for $1 million. As the court found, DNR has a statutory responsibility to process water rights applications...
Water reservation rights need protection

...the administration found time and money to sue former first lady Bella Hammond and Constitutional Convention delegate Vic Fischer, Rick Delkittie, a subsistence hunter and fisherman from Nondalton who once worked on the Pebble project helping to...
Alaska Constitution framer weighs in on amendment debate a constitutional amendment that would allow public funds to be appropriated to private educational institutions.Vic Fischer, a delegate to Alaska's Constitutional Convention in 1955 and 1956, told the House Education Committee Friday that...
Citizens petition for voter referendum on oil tax change

...adequate guarantees that new investments will be made."This bill that they passed is against the interests of Alaska," Vic Fischer, a former state senator and one of the prime sponsors of the signature-gathering drive, told a group of about 50...
Public service recognized: Former assembly, council member receives AML award

Hal Smalley said the Vic Fischer Local Government Leadership Award...According to the AML website, the Vic Fischer Local Government Leadership Award was established in 2000 in honor of Vic Fischer, one of the original delegates...
ISER celebrates 50 years as Alaska think tank

...first housed in Fairbanks, later moving to the University of Alaska Anchorage. The institute's first director, Vic Fischer, said ISER had the only collection of economic knowledge around. Economic consultancies and research capabilities...


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