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Jenkins: Gov. Walker ignores business reality in pursuit of gas line, reserves tax

By Paul Jenkins If reasoned leadership in this state sold for $1 billion a gram, we would have to scratch like chickens in…

Brennan: ‘Game show’ elections

By Tom Brennan Next year the United States could elect its first president using a game show process. We have been heading in…

Tanner: And coming up on the Left, Bernie Sanders

By Michael D. Tanner | As Hillary Clinton continues to stumble, her leading opponent, Sen. Bernie Sanders, is having quite a run. Sanders…

Charlatans and Sheep: Part II

By Thomas Sowell | One of the secrets of successful magicians on stage is directing the audience’s attention to something that is attractive…

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Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High 48F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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We are all atwitter at the news Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has joined an ill-conceived drive to wipe out Columbus Day by proclaiming today “Indigenous Peoples Day.” He…

The political left is in a predictable tizzy today. GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson had the temerity to tell the truth about guns. In an interview with CNN’s…

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Kingfisher Roadhouse

Kingfisher Roadhouse 19503 Sterling Highway – Cooper Landing (907) 595-2861 by Scott Banks For the hundreds of times that I have passed the Kingfisher Roadhouse, my well-meaning intentions…

Eating Homer

Kenai Peninsula Restaurants Fresh Catch Cafe Boardwalk Fish and Chips Cosmic Kitchen The Flats Bistro By Scott Banks We motored to Homer a couple of weeks ago to…

Healy restaurant worth the road trip

The 49th State Brewing Company Denali Park (Healy) MP 248, Parks Highway 49statebrewing.com By Scott Banks Road trips are a good excuse to try new restaurants and some…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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