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Williams: Black lives matter

By Walter E. Williams | Before we examine the issue of police shootings of blacks, I would like to start the conversation with…

Pruden: An unusual field crowds the Republican pool

By Wesley Pruden It’s spring, and the water must be fine, because everybody’s jumping in. Carly Fiorina leaped in Monday with Ben Carson,…

Jenkins: Left banks on Berkowitz, and it’s easy to see why

By Paul Jenkins Turnout, if not truckloads of cash, will decide this week’s Anchorage mayoral contest. Ethan Berkowitz, former Democratic legislator, has the…

Bad call on film subsidies

By Tom Brennan Alaska may have shot itself in the foot once again, this time on the film subsidy program. We had a…

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Wednesday 05/06 40%
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Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 56F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Thursday 05/07 20%
Overcast. High around 55F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 05/08 70%
A steady rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 52F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
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Saturday 05/09 70%
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Becoming partly cloudy after some morning light rain. High 59F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

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Our congratulations this morning to Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz on his victory in Tuesday’s bitterly hard-fought mayoral runoff election. It appears he won 59-41, after maintaining a commanding lead…

It is time for the Alaska Dispatch News to drop all the pretense, all the nonsense, about not having an opinion, not pushing an agenda, not putting its…

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Road trip to Seward and some good bar grub

Breeze Inn Seward Alaska Hotel 303 North Harbor Drive Seward (907) 224-5237 (888) 224-5237 By Scott Banks Our dinner in Seward started with disappointment. We’d strolled through the…

Mountain cafe shows you can find good food anywhere

“The greatest meal is the one you need right now.” Anthony Bourdain By Scott Banks Sometimes what drives you to a new restaurant is serendipity, hunger or limited…

Varsity Sports Grill

Varsity Sports Grill Alaska Airlines Center (907) 786-7835 alaskaairlinescenter.com. By Scott Banks Varsity Sports Grill perches atop the fourth floor of the new Alaska Airlines Center on UAA’s…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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