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Brennan: Party-hopping deal looks sleazy

By Tom Brennan The Ken Jacobus/Steve Strait argument for undoing the Walker/Mallott opportunist ticket sure has the ring of truth. I’m no lawyer,…

Sowell: Mob rule economics

By Thomas Sowell While we talk about democracy and equal rights, we seem increasingly to let both private and government decisions be determined…

Pruden: Obama’s coalition of the unwilling

By Wesley Pruden Effective leaders never blow an uncertain trumpet. It neither inspires nor encourages, and only poisons the air. Better not to…

Sowell: Late-talking children

By Thomas Sowell Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not…




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If we did not have Joe Biden, we might have to invent him for chuckles. As the Washington Post’s Aaron Blake notes, the vice president was at a…

Alaska Sen. Mark Begich again saves the Democrats’ bacon by voting with 49 other Democratic senators to block Republicans from calling up an amendment that would have prohibited…

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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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