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Bill Allen

A Rad Life in the World of BMX

Bill Allen | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment
Bill Allen

I first became aware of BMX (bicycle motocross) in the spring of 1985. Having been chosen for the lead role in famed action director Hal Needham's next film, RAD, I soon got a crash course in extreme sports.

Cirque de la Symphonie Flies High With The Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.30.2015 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

"Ladies and Gentlemen!" The orchestra rose to their feet as the last of their bold notes danced off the curved walls and undulated ceiling of the concert hall. "Ladies and gentlemen!" exclaimed Stuart Chafetz with a showman's bravado.

Lisa Murkowski Presses Feds On Abandoned Sex Crimes Case

Anchorage Daily News | SEAN COCKERHAM | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is asking for an investigation into why the federal Justice Department abandoned the teen sex crimes case against former Ve...

Ted Stevens Prosecution: Some Catharsis

True/Slant | Kate Klonick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For those following the debacle of former Senator Ted Stevens' prosecution, the big news today was that the head of the unit at the Justice Department...

Alaska House Demands Canonization For "Uncle" Ted!

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

I think Mr. Stevens should wait as least as long as the interned Japanese during WWII did for their apology.

Alaska Oil Man And Star Witness In Sen. Stevens Corruption Trial Under Investigation For Sex Abuse

Tony Hopfinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Hopfinger

A friend of Stevens, Allen is under investigation for allegedly carrying on a sexual relationship with a teenage prostitute nine years ago.

"Reformer" Palin Accepted Donations From Indicted Alaska Oil Man

Tony Hopfinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Hopfinger

In 2001, gearing up for a run at the office of Alaska Lieutenant Governor, Sarah Palin drove from Wasilla to the Cook Inlet home of Bill Allen, the ole-boy millionaire at the heart of the scandal plaguing US Sen Ted Stevens.

Ted Stevens Indictment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Stevens Declares His Innocence Ted Stevens has given his first public comment since he was indicted today on seven felony charges. Note tha...

Another Alaska Republican Covered In Scandal

Amanda Coyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Coyne

GOP lawmakers John Cowdery and Donny Olson were secretly recorded in a restaurant with former VECO oil executive Bill Allen. "[Allen] wants you "to vote the way we voted... [We] can probably go $25,000."