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Jenkins: Democrats and unions know this session is last chance to strike it rich

By Paul Jenkins Stop the presses! Those nasty ol’ Alaska Republicans are at it again, wrecking government, sowing ruin, keeping poor people down…

Brennan: Watching sausage get made

By Tom Brennan This is that time of year when watching the Legislature at work is like watching sausage being made. It can…

Tanner: Assessing the GOP candidates’ plans on poverty

By Michael D. Tanner In the aftermath of the Baltimore riots, attention is once again being turned to questions of poverty, and inner-city…

Pruden: Flying as close to the flame as Hillary dares

By Wesley Pruden Everything about the Clintons, both Hillary and Bubba, is a lie, including (to steal a memorable line from the author…

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For those who have died in America’s wars of days gone by, we pause today to remember their valor and pay tribute to their sacrifices. For those who…

The former leader author on the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is causing a stir. He says global warming is being caused by “natural variations” in…

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Road trip to Seward and some good bar grub

Breeze Inn Seward Alaska Hotel 303 North Harbor Drive Seward (907) 224-5237 (888) 224-5237 By Scott Banks Our dinner in Seward started with disappointment. We’d strolled through the…

Mountain cafe shows you can find good food anywhere

“The greatest meal is the one you need right now.” Anthony Bourdain By Scott Banks Sometimes what drives you to a new restaurant is serendipity, hunger or limited…

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…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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