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Transgenderism can be helpful

By Walter E. Williams | North Carolina’s legislative body passed the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which mandates a statewide policy banning…

Pruden: Goats in the White House

By Wesley Pruden | It’s the conceit of every age that it’s uniquely entitled to all the superlatives: it’s the best, the worst,…

Walker administration turns to Permanent Fund dividend to dodge trimming government

By Paul Jenkins | Watching Gov. Bill Walker and his administration trying to navigate our rusty ship of state around the rocks, shoals…

Brennan: There’s always something

By Tom Brennan These seem like scary times and perhaps they are, but only for those with short memories. Keep in mind those…




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Editorial View all

We note with interest Anchorage Assemblyman Patrick Flynn’s decision to kneel during the Pledge of Allegiance at Tuesday night’s meeting – but marvel at the disrespect. Flynn says it…

Watching the first debate, or whatever that was, between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton last night was more than little unsettling. Clinton, as anybody would expect during the…

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Food View all

West Berlin Restaurant covers the classics.

By Scott Banks West Berlin 4133 Mountain View Dr. (907) 277-7600 I held no expectations when I visited West Berlin Restaurant, sheltered on the east end of Mountain…

Kalua pork sandwiches for the Super Bowl crowd

By Scott Banks For some reason sandwiches came to mind when I was planning the eats for Super Bowl Sunday. So I decided on kalua pork sandwiches. You…

Kalua pork sandwiches for the Super Bowl crowd

By Scott Banks For some reason sandwiches came to mind when I was planning the eats for Super Bowl Sunday. So I decided on kalua pork sandwiches. You…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…


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