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Pruden: No reservoir of good will in Oregon water supply

By Wesley Pruden Portland, Ore., is a nice place to live. Nothing much happens there, and that’s its charm. Oregon is perhaps the…

Edwards: Ten ways the income tax harms civil liberties

By Chris Edwards The Internal Revenue Service scandal over the targeting of conservative groups has highlighted the agency’s power to obstruct our political…

Brennan: State founders handed us a tough problem

By Tom Brennan The good news is that we own the resource. And the bad news is that we own the resource. The…

Gimarc: Flint Hills equivalent

By Alex Gimarc The latest series of pro-Begich ads, both paid for by his campaign and supportive PACs, are blasting away at the…




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Editorial View all

The Assembly tonight, among myriad other things it will do that are important to the city, is expected to decide what to do with a $13 million surplus.…

The Alaska Legislature has passed a measure that is a giant step forward in the construction of a major North Slope liquefied natural gas export project. For as…

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Food View all

Pizza on the Grill

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy The sun must trigger a photocell in our bodies that summons the urge to grill outdoors. Last week it was pizza on…

The strange tale of a brownie thief

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy I had a strange experience with brownies. On my first job, I was on the north side of the Brooks Range on…

Have a seat at the Red Chair Cafe

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Every now and then on my drive home on 4th Avenue, I pass a spot of bright light beneath a red awning…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.  …

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