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May Amy Demboski bedevil the left all the way to Anchorage mayor’s office

By Paul Jenkins Reading through a recent ideological litmus test masquerading as an election Q&A piece grilling mayoral hopefuls Amy Demboski and Ethan…

Brennan: Bonnie loved Puppy School

By Tom Brennan Bonnie graduated from Puppy School the other day. It was tough to get her to leave. She kept jumping out…

Tanner: Getting welfare reform right

By Michael D. Tanner It would be hard to find someone outside the cocoon of Washington special interests who would defend our current…

Pruden: The land of the cheerful giver

By Wesley Pruden The Lord loveth a cheerful giver, as the Apostle Paul tells us, and some of the most generous givers are…




Chance of Snow
Monday 04/20 90%
Chance of Snow
Snow showers early. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 04/21 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 47F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 04/22 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High around 50F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 04/23 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 52F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.


Editorial View all

If you need more proof that some of our legislators are out of touch with anything resembling reality, there is this: House Bill 197, a poorly-thought-out bit of…

How is it that in a state facing a $3.5 billion budget deficit – a state without money to track untested rape kits, for crying out loud –…

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Food View all

Mountain cafe shows you can find good food anywhere

“The greatest meal is the one you need right now.” Anthony Bourdain By Scott Banks Sometimes what drives you to a new restaurant is serendipity, hunger or limited…

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…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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