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Williams: Free speech

By Walter E. Williams | Recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University and some other colleges demonstrate an ongoing ignorance and/or…

Pruden: How Obama cooks the terrorism numbers

By Wesley Pruden Barack Obama has given an eloquent testimony to a Christian faith, but his sympathies are always with Islam. He insisted…

Jenkins: Syrian refugee question challenges U.S. to maintain freedom, culture in terror fight

By Paul Jenkins If Thomas Paine were alive today, instead of penning, “These are the times that try men’s souls,” he might write,…

Brennan: Economy has a pulse

By Tom Brennan | Call off the funeral folks. Alaska’s economy ain’t dead yet. It showed a couple of terrific signs of life…

Special Statement

12:40 PM AKST on November 25, 2015
6:00 AM AKST on November 26, 2015
Wednesday 11/25100%
Cloudy with rain. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.
Thursday 11/2680%
Rain ending early. Breaks of sun in the afternoon. High near 40F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Friday 11/2780%
Cloudy with periods of rain. High near 40F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Saturday 11/2820%
Cloudy. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Editorial View all

As incongruous as it seems, Gov. Bill Walker says he is in charge of the state’s massive Alaska LNG Project, but is not privy to certain information some…

It is sadly amusing that of the 50 or so money-saving amendments offered by Assembly members for the city’s proposed operating budget next year – Amy Demboski offered …

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By Scott Banks I am not giving up my cookbook collection or the few food magazines I subscribe to, but scoping out the Internet is a one-stop shopping…

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