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Sowell: Predatory journalism

By Thomas Sowell The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.” Just what is predatory lending?…

Williams: Embarrassing economists

By Walter E. Williams So as to give some perspective, I’m going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining…

Pruden: It was a dark and stormy Democratic night

By Wesley Pruden This is the week the political world, like the worm, begins to turn. The polls, the hunches, the guesses and…

Jenkins: Legislature, not voters, should craft pot laws

By Paul Jenkins ANCHORAGE – The initiative process in Alaska is a playground for Outside bamboozlers and monied special interests that want, even…

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Editorial View all

We find ourselves aghast yet again after another in a long, painful line of Don Young’s gaffes, this time before  students at Wasilla High School. Young, according to…

As Sen. Mark Begich continues to promise Alaskans that, by golly, he will get the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge open to oil exploration, consider this: His mentor and…

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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…

Lahn Pad Thai

Lahn Pad Thai 2101 Abbott Road #7 (907) 272-8424 By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy One theory on restaurant success is that if a restaurant survives in a…

Salmon season is here: Make the most of it

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Dipnetters are mending their nets, 8-weight fly rods and heavy-duty spin rods are coming out of the garage and serious fly tiers…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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