Former Governor Wally Hickel – elected twice to the state’s highest office – died Friday night, the result of a heart attack he had earlier last week. He was ninety years old. Hickel was elected as the state’s second governor in 1966 and returned to office in 1990. He also served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior for the Nixon Administration from 1969 to 1970.
Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau
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