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Brennan: We need longer sessions

By Tom Brennan My old colleague Bill Tobin will be spinning in his urn if he sees me say it, but I think…

Sanchez: FCC’s net neutrality nuclear option

By Julian Sanchez Proponents of network neutrality regulation are cheering the announcement this week that the Federal Communications Commission will seek to reclassify…

Pruden: Clinton Foundation’s money ‘problems’ problematic for Hillary

By Wesley Pruden For all the tales you’ve heard about Hillary and Bubba, they’re actually simple folks with simple tastes. All they want…

Sowell: Giuliani v. Obama

By Thomas Sowell The firestorm of denunciation of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack…

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Monday 03/02 10%
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Tuesday 03/03 40%
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Periods of light rain and freezing rain early. Then remaining cloudy in the afternoon. High 38F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 40%.
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Considerable cloudiness. High 38F. Winds light and variable.
Thursday 03/05 70%
Snow showers in the morning will give way to a mixture of rain and snow in the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 70%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.

Editorial View all

Every now and then, Alaskans get a peek inside government, a glance at how things really are. Take North Pole Republican Tammie Wilson’s attempt to reach into the…

Once in a while, a great idea comes down the pike. Commonwealth North has one that is a winner in its recently released state budget analysis. It is…

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Obama’s back door gun control

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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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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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