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Jenkins: Use fund earnings to buy time for a long-range fiscal plan; get it right

By Paul Jenkins | Gov. Bill Walker’s labyrinthine fiscal plan to plug the state’s budget gap — more a smoking crater than a…

Brennan: Where brilliance strikes

By Tom Brennan Art Hackney’s billings for $200-an-hour meetings with Gov. Bill Walker and others may not be as exciting as they sound.…

Sowell: Random thoughts

By Thomas Sowell | Random thoughts on the passing scene: Will this November’s presidential election come down to a choice between a felon…

Pruden: Looking for the surgeon for Hillary’s charisma transplant

By Wesley Pruden | Frightened party-line Democrats think they’ve got a solution to their unique “woman problem” if they can find the right…




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Light freezing rain this morning...becoming partly cloudy. High 34F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 50%.
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Tuesday 02/090%
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Partly cloudy skies. High 31F. Winds light and variable.
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Mostly cloudy with periods of light freezing rain in the morning. High 37F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 40%.
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Partly cloudy early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later in the day. High near 35F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.


Editorial View all

For the record, the deadline to put a proposed ballot initiative on the April ballot repealing Assembly-approved special anti-discrimination protections for the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and trans-sexual community…

Well, Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to use Permanent Fund earnings – and cutting its annual dividends – to close the state’s $4 billion fiscal gap ran into a…

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Food View all

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…

Gaga for gumbo

By Scott Banks The saying goes in the bayou that when you meet anyone, you ask them three questions: “Who’s your momma; are you Catholic; and, can you…

Old reliables – restaurants where I always go back

By Scott Banks As I ate my way through 2015, I always found myself returning to a few Anchorage restaurants where I knew I’d find a good meal…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…


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