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Brennan: Professionals take that extra step

By Tom Brennan The difference between a ragman and a professional is that a professional takes those few extra steps to make things…

Burrus: Mandatory voting guarantees ignorant votes

By Trevor Burrus President Obama has suggested that compulsory voting could be a good idea. “Other countries have mandatory voting,” said the president,…

Pruden: Barack Obama’s love bomb offensive

By Wesley Pruden President Obama says Rudy Giuliani was wrong. He does, too, love America. That’s good enough for me. He says he’s…

Sowell: A simple question

By Thomas Sowell | It is amazing how a simple question can cause a complex lie to collapse like a house of cards.…

Sunday 03/29 20%
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Monday 03/30 10%
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Tuesday 03/31 20%
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Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 49F. Winds light and variable.
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Wednesday 04/01 40%
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Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 48F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.

Editorial View all

The head of the University of Alaska’s Institute for Social and Economic Research says it is time for talks to beging on what to do about an “enormous…

The state of Alaska, facing a $3.5 billion budget deficit brought on by plummeting oil prices and stagnant oil production, is in serious trouble. State budget analyst David…

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Varsity Sports Grill

Varsity Sports Grill Alaska Airlines Center (907) 786-7835 alaskaairlinescenter.com. By Scott Banks Varsity Sports Grill perches atop the fourth floor of the new Alaska Airlines Center on UAA’s…

In praise of the braise

By Scott Banks January is when food folks research their recipes for cold-weather dishes to thaw your frigid digits. People call it comfort food. Stews, soups, chili, pot…

Holiday food gifts people want under their tree

By Scott Banks Homemade food gifts are a dicey prospect. I have a few that have lingered in the pantry for a year. On the other hand, my…

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