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Brennan: Opting out of pot law carries risk

By Tom Brennan Having Anchorage opt out of the new pot legalization law would seem to be a high-risk public policy decision. The…

Shapiro: Obama’s executive action is good policy, bad law and terrible precedent

By Ilya Shaprio In an excellent speech combining reasoned policy arguments, appeals to American ideals, touching anecdotes, and well-selected Scripture, President Obama launched…

Pruden: Obama puts the cat among the pigeons

By Wesley Pruden Barack Obama put the cat among the pigeons Thursday night, but he may be surprised by how big that cat…

Sowell: Racial quota punishment

By Thomas Sowell If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between the federal…




Ice Pellets
Sunday 11/23 30%
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Some freezing drizzle. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
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Monday 11/24 30%
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Periods of freezing drizzle in the morning...becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 31F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 30%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 11/25 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 32F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 11/26 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 27F. Winds light and variable.


Editorial View all

The headline was interesting enough: “In speech to industry groups, Walker says he’s not their enemy.” The story in the Alaska Dispatch News went on to say Gov.-elect…

President Barack Obama’s leadership rating among Americans is nothing to write home about, as the midterm elections – remember, he told voters his policies were on the ballot…

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Food View all

What I learned about food in Italy

By Scott Banks A couple of months ago, my wife, sister, her husband and I visited Italy for three weeks. We learned a few things about the food,…

The best meal of my life

By Scott Banks On a tour through Prosecco country in northern Italy, I ate one of the most memorable meals of my life. That morning, we piled into…

Louie’s Restaurant: An old-Alaska eatery

47 Spur View Drive Kenai, AK 907-283-3660 or 800-777-3650 Uptownmotel.com By Scott Banks Anchorage Daily Planet Food Writer Louie’s Restaurant is attached to the Uptown Motel in Kenai…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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