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Pruden: When the hangman botches the job

By Wesley Pruden The taking of a life to punish taking a life is an idea whose time is not yet gone, but…

Jenkins: EPA’s Pebble play is an abuse of power – with more to come

By Paul Jenkins While the Environmental Protection Agency pursues its dubious war on the proposed Pebble mine project, and the end-justifies-any-means crowd applauds,…

Brennan: It’s our 15 percent

By Tom Brennan “It’s Our Oil! – at least 15 percent or so. The rest is ‘owned’ by the oil companies under terms…

Tanner: D.C. Forgets about the debt

By Michael D. Tanner Although it is expected to top $17.6 trillion by Aug. 1, the national debt has dropped out of the…




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By one account, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell had the chutzpah to tell Alaskans to “get over” their pursuit of a road that would link the Alaska Peninsula village…

It has been seven long, shameful  months since Interior Secretary Sally Jewell nixed a road that would have connected the Alaska Peninsula Aleut fishing community of King Cove…

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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,…

Time to take it outside

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy The gorgeous weather has made eating outside at restaurants a joy, but who knows how long the sunny weather will last. The…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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