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Pruden: Democrats decree death in the swamp for the Dreamers

By Wesley Pruden | Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and their Democratic followers laid a careful trap for their Republican tormentors, and then fell…

Jenkins: Enshrining Alaska’s PFD in the constitution a bad idea

By Paul Jenkins | It is an election year and the mini-stampede to protect at all costs the Permanent Fund dividend — Alaska’s…

Brennan: Wasilla-Anchorage rail service

By Tom Brennan My first reaction to Gov. Bill Walker’s executive order on commuter rail service between Anchorage and Wasilla was skeptical to…

Tanner: Why is there so much government hostility to private charity?

By Michael D. Tanner | Last week brought some of the most brutally cold weather in years to the eastern U.S. In Elgin,…

Ice Pellets
Tuesday 01/1640%
Ice Pellets
Rain and freezing rain. High 39F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 40%.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 01/1730%
Chance of Rain
A few showers in the morning, then clouds lingering in the afternoon. High 36F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Thursday 01/1810%
Sunny along with a few clouds. High 24F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 01/1910%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High near 20F. Winds light and variable.

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Watching the fireworks between Reps. Tammy Wilson and Gabrielle LeDoux is entertaining, but all the noise and fury serves to obscure the real question. Wilson, a North Pole…

Today we honor the birthday of civil rights giant Martin Luther King Jr., a man whose tireless efforts changed the course of history in the United States and…

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Copper River reds in time for dinner

ACE Air Cargo says it wins the race to deliver the first Copper River salmon to hungry residents of Anchorage and will unload a delivery of fresh Copper…

West Berlin Restaurant covers the classics.

By Scott Banks West Berlin 4133 Mountain View Dr. (907) 277-7600 I held no expectations when I visited West Berlin Restaurant, sheltered on the east end of Mountain…

Kalua pork sandwiches for the Super Bowl crowd

By Scott Banks For some reason sandwiches came to mind when I was planning the eats for Super Bowl Sunday. So I decided on kalua pork sandwiches. You…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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