Editor's Pick View all

News & Commentary View all

Williams: College campus update

By Walter E. Williams President Barack Obama wants Americans to dig deeper into our pockets to expand college education. Let’s update college indoctrination…

Pruden: The occasion the Democrats asked for

By Wesley Pruden The Democrats set out to teach John Boehner and Benjamin Netanyahu a lesson. They would boycott the Israeli prime minister’s…

Jenkins: Gas line policy? Walker is either crazy like a fox or crazy as a loon

By Paul Jenkins So, there you are, Big Oil Inc. plugging away, spending hundreds of millions of dollars doing prep work for a…

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…

Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday 03/04 10%
Mostly Cloudy
Considerable cloudiness. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday 03/05 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Considerable cloudiness. High around 40F. Winds light and variable.
Snow Showers
Friday 03/06 50%
Snow Showers
Mainly cloudy with snow showers around in the morning. High 38F. Winds light and variable. Chance of snow 50%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 03/07 50%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. Temps nearly steady in the mid to upper 30s. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Editorial View all

Here’s something that should come as no surprise: A top police representative says there is no need to ban the AR-15 ammunition the Obama administration says is a…

It is always unseemly, unnecessary and unfair when a chief executive resorts to name-calling, or  calls his opposition “un-Alaskan,” but that is where Gov. Bill Walker chose to…

More on Editorial

How about a trade?


Nice work, guys

Food View all

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…

Arts/Lifestyle View all

The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

For information, sizing, and rates of banner advertising space we have available, please e-mail Mark Hopkin at markh@porcaro.me, or call him at (907) 276-4262.