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Thompson: It’s time for Alaskans to take notice of the Renewable Fuel Standard

By Stephanie Thompson There’s been a lot of talk in Alaska about fuel lately, but there’s one fuel-related issue that Alaskans really don’t…

Williams: Equality in discipline

By Walter E. Williams George Leef, director of research for the North Carolina-based John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, authored a…

Pruden: Loose-lipped pols pay a debt to plain language

By Wesley Pruden Sometimes the smartest among us should just shut up, and watch his language. Nobody gets the opportunity now, if he…

Burrus: Three things you don’t know about money in politics

By Trevor Burrus Many are angry after the Supreme Court’s decision last week in McCutcheon v. FEC, which struck down the limit on…

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For diehards – mostly Democrats – who actually believe voter fraud is a figment of the GOP’s imagination there is this: Kim Strach, North Carolina’s elections director has…

The despicable Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas, says it will picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on Sunday, June 1. It members plan to be at the…

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Pizza on the Grill

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy The sun must trigger a photocell in our bodies that summons the urge to grill outdoors. Last week it was pizza on…

The strange tale of a brownie thief

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy I had a strange experience with brownies. On my first job, I was on the north side of the Brooks Range on…

Have a seat at the Red Chair Cafe

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Every now and then on my drive home on 4th Avenue, I pass a spot of bright light beneath a red awning…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.  …

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