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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…

Cannon: The shocking secret behind Obamacare enrollment numbers

By Michael F. Cannon Barack Obama wants you to know he enrolled 7.5 million Americans through Obamacare’s health insurance Exchanges. What he doesn’t…

Pruden: When a bored president just ‘mails it in’

By Wesley Pruden Like it or not, the world is a dangerous place, and getting more so. None of the portents look good.…




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Editorial View all

Again, we find ourselves mystified that a new piece of legislation is being passed only now. The Alaska House has passed a measure aimed at getting a better…

It will be interesting to see how the city divvies up a $13 million surplus. The question is simple: Will it be returned to taxpayers or will it…

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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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