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Williams: Tuition pays for this

By Walter E. Williams According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893…

Pruden: Brutal politics in a not-so-gay place

By Wesley Pruden Somebody has finally indicted the famous ham sandwich that an infamous judge once said any prosecutor so inclined could do.…

Jenkins: Returning to ACES will mean losing oil gains

By Paul Jenkins With the hours ticking away until Tuesday’s primary election, the half-truths, whoppers and statistics apparently conjured from thin air are…

Brennan: Watch for confused voters on Tuesday

By Tom Brennan I’m taking bets on how many people come out of the voting booth on Tuesday wondering what and who they…




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Editorial View all

The turnout in yesterday’s election, hovering near 31 percent of Alaska’s 494,000 registered voters despite the important decisions to be made, was disappointing, but the often raucous campaigns…

Today’s election is pivotal for Alaska’s future and perhaps the most important in the state’s recent history. In addition to the gubernatorial primary contest, the congressional primary and…

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Lahn Pad Thai

Lahn Pad Thai 2101 Abbott Road #7 (907) 272-8424 By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy One theory on restaurant success is that if a restaurant survives in a…

Salmon season is here: Make the most of it

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Dipnetters are mending their nets, 8-weight fly rods and heavy-duty spin rods are coming out of the garage and serious fly tiers…

Oregano Eggs: From simple to sublime

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Simple food is the new kitchen black, recipes that combine a few easily found ingredients from your pantry and refrigerator, fast preparation,…

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