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Sowell: Cease the cease-fires

By Thomas Sowell Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle…

Williams: Please stop helping us

By Walter E. Williams While reading the first chapter of Jason Riley’s new book, “Please Stop Helping Us,” I thought about Will Rogers’…

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,…




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Anchorage should pay attention. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough may consider waiving registration costs for old-car owners under the state’s new permanent vehicle registration law. The law, based on Montana’s…

The six-figure retention bonus offered UA President Pat Gamble is causing quite a stir and is emblematic of a governmental tin ear in a time of budget cuts…

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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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