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Williams: Africa – A tragic continent

By Walter E. Williams Here’s how my Aug. 11, 2003, column began: “Anyone who believes President Bush’s Africa initiative, including sending U.S. troops…

Pruden: Obama White House bothered, bewildered and on the ropes

By Wesley Pruden The days dwindle down to a precious few, and the White House continues to be bewitched, bothered and bewildered. The…

McLeod: Walker’s judgment risky

By Andree McLeod It’s been said that it’s wiser to deal with an undesirable but familiar situation than to risk a change that…

Jenkins: Begich’s defense of Anchorage legacy falls short

By Paul Jenkins Attack ads bolstering Mark Begich’s quest to retain his Senate seat are enough to make any self-respecting snake blush. To…

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Editorial View all

Why does America bother with – much less continue to pay attention to – people such as Hillary Clinton? In an Oct. 24 speech supporting Martha Coakley, the…

In the race for Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat, there are no holds barred by the political left and the truth, well, if it gets bruised, so bit it.…

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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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