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Pruden: An unusual field crowds the Republican pool

By Wesley Pruden It’s spring, and the water must be fine, because everybody’s jumping in. Carly Fiorina leaped in Monday with Ben Carson,…

Jenkins: Left banks on Berkowitz, and it’s easy to see why

By Paul Jenkins Turnout, if not truckloads of cash, will decide this week’s Anchorage mayoral contest. Ethan Berkowitz, former Democratic legislator, has the…

Bad call on film subsidies

By Tom Brennan Alaska may have shot itself in the foot once again, this time on the film subsidy program. We had a…

Sowell: Anti-trust law and lawlessness

By Thomas Sowell We all make mistakes and some of us learn from them. What is even better is to learn from other…

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Normally, we do not presume to even suggest strongly how anybody should vote, but today is different. There is too much on the line. Even if you are…

It is time for the Alaska Dispatch News to drop all the pretense, all the nonsense, about not having an opinion, not pushing an agenda, not putting its…

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Food View all

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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