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Sowell: Random thoughts, 2016 elections

By Thomas Sowell | Random thoughts on the passing scene: One of the problems with being a pessimist is that you can never…

Williams: Common sense

Walter E. Williams | Republican presidential aspirant John Kasich stirred up angry words from women’s organizations and the Democratic Party by his response…

Pruden: More news to rattle the Republican elites

By Wesley Pruden | Public-opinion polls are great parlor-game fun, like Monopoly or charades, but if you’re looking at a poll in May…

Jenkins: Criminal justice reform, cutting Alaska prison population overdue, but leaves many uneasy

By Paul Jenkins | The long overdue effort to reform Alaska’s criminal justice system to refocus on violent criminals, reduce recidivism, institute sensible…




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Editorial View all

Veterans should be getting nervous about the Obama administration’s dim view of them. Take, for instance, the Social Security Administration’s move to block the mentally ill from purchasing…

Congratulations to new Anchorage School District Superintendent Deena Paramo, who was selected from among 84 candidates for the position to fill that post at the end of June…

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Food View all

West Berlin Restaurant covers the classics.

By Scott Banks West Berlin 4133 Mountain View Dr. (907) 277-7600 I held no expectations when I visited West Berlin Restaurant, sheltered on the east end of Mountain…

Kalua pork sandwiches for the Super Bowl crowd

By Scott Banks For some reason sandwiches came to mind when I was planning the eats for Super Bowl Sunday. So I decided on kalua pork sandwiches. You…

Kalua pork sandwiches for the Super Bowl crowd

By Scott Banks For some reason sandwiches came to mind when I was planning the eats for Super Bowl Sunday. So I decided on kalua pork sandwiches. You…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…


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