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Sowell: Toxic words

By Thomas Sowell | During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepresent…

Williams: Sloppy language and thinking

By Walter E. Williams | George Orwell said, “But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” Gore Vidal elaborated on that…

Pruden: Let no child be left unconfused

By Wesley Pruden | Mae West, the famous philosopher of the boudoir, would hardly believe her fortune today. “So many men,” she once…

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…

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If you are looking for even more good reasons to object to Gov. Bill Walker’s suggestion of a “quick fix” state income tax to help Alaska deal with…

Once in a while, you come across a news story that just makes you giggle. Here is one that should make you guffaw: Democrats in Juneau, in the…

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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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