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Sowell: Local or national elections?

By Thomas Sowell Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill once said, “All politics is local.” That may have been true in Tip O’Neill’s…

Pruden: Ben Bradlee and the end of a rowdy era

By Wesley Pruden The obituaries for Ben Bradlee, who died this week age 93, invariably described him as “the legendary editor” of The…

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…




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Editorial View all

We daily are reminded how little Alaskans really know about Republican-cum-independent-cum-undeclared Bill Walker, who, along with Democrat Byron Mallott, is heading the AFL-CIO ticket challenging Gov. Sean Parnell…

With weirdness stalking the land, it should have come as no surprise that demi-Gov. Sarah Palin would decide to abandon her former lieutenant governor, now-Gov. Sean Parnell, and…

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Food View all

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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