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Jenkins: Coffey’s Anchorage mayoral candidacy is roadkill; just ask Joe Miller

By Paul Jenkins A little more than four years ago during a Senate election campaign, I wrote, “Joe Miller’s political future in Alaska…

Brennan: Professionals take that extra step

By Tom Brennan The difference between a ragman and a professional is that a professional takes those few extra steps to make things…

Burrus: Mandatory voting guarantees ignorant votes

By Trevor Burrus President Obama has suggested that compulsory voting could be a good idea. “Other countries have mandatory voting,” said the president,…

Pruden: Barack Obama’s love bomb offensive

By Wesley Pruden President Obama says Rudy Giuliani was wrong. He does, too, love America. That’s good enough for me. He says he’s…

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We note with more than a little dismay that vandals struck two vehicles owned by Sudanese refugees over the weekend. We offer only three words for the victims:…

While U.S. officials have been salivating at the prospect of giving away the farm to Iran in a nuclear agreement that would give that terrorist country nuclear arms…

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Varsity Sports Grill

Varsity Sports Grill Alaska Airlines Center (907) 786-7835 alaskaairlinescenter.com. By Scott Banks Varsity Sports Grill perches atop the fourth floor of the new Alaska Airlines Center on UAA’s…

In praise of the braise

By Scott Banks January is when food folks research their recipes for cold-weather dishes to thaw your frigid digits. People call it comfort food. Stews, soups, chili, pot…

Holiday food gifts people want under their tree

By Scott Banks Homemade food gifts are a dicey prospect. I have a few that have lingered in the pantry for a year. On the other hand, my…

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