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Jenkins: Walker is out of line on Medicaid expansion; lawsuit right and likely

By Paul Jenkins Gov. Bill Walker’s dogged effort to unilaterally expand Alaska’s Cadillac-class Medicaid program — despite the Legislature’s reluctance — is being…

Brennan: Russian real estate in Wasilla

By Tom Brennan For those who think Donald Trump will be elected president in 2016, I have some Russian real estate to sell…

Sowell: The fact-free left

By Thomas Sowell | The outrage over another multiple murder of American military personnel on American soil by another Islamic extremist has been…

Pruden: Life’s a scream on the slippery slope

By Wesley Pruden | “The slippery slope” doesn’t frighten very many people in Washington because that’s where a lot of politicians live. Life…

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Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.
Tuesday 08/04 0%
Sunshine. High 77F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 08/05 0%
Plentiful sunshine. High 74F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
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Thursday 08/06 40%
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Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 69F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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For reasons we will never understand, Portland’s mayor, a guy named Charles Hales, says he plans to go to Washington, D.C., and lobby President Barack Obama to stop…

Maybe it is just us, but the South Anchorage state Senate rematch pitting Jeff Landfield against incumbent state Sen. Lesil McGuire seems to be getting a little out…

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Kingfisher Roadhouse

Kingfisher Roadhouse 19503 Sterling Highway – Cooper Landing (907) 595-2861 by Scott Banks For the hundreds of times that I have passed the Kingfisher Roadhouse, my well-meaning intentions…

Eating Homer

Kenai Peninsula Restaurants Fresh Catch Cafe Boardwalk Fish and Chips Cosmic Kitchen The Flats Bistro By Scott Banks We motored to Homer a couple of weeks ago to…

Healy restaurant worth the road trip

The 49th State Brewing Company Denali Park (Healy) MP 248, Parks Highway 49statebrewing.com By Scott Banks Road trips are a good excuse to try new restaurants and some…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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