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Pruden: The Donald tries out for the team

By Wesley Pruden | Now even Donald Trump is taking himself seriously. He’s trying now to be colorful without being reckless, careful not…

Sowell: A revealing clue

By Thomas Sowell | Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by…

Williams: Why home schooling?

By Walter E. Williams | Many public primary and secondary schools are dangerous places. The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics and the…

Pruden: New pronouns for the traveling freak show

By Wesley Pruden | Caitlyn Jenner, taking pride in his or her decolletage with a smart new frock for his famous Vanity Fair…




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Editorial View all

If you want the history of Indian Country question in Alaska and the state’s weak-sister opposition to it under Gov. Bill Walker’s administration, reading Donald Craig Mitchell’s piece…

Now that President Barack Obama has taken his traveling dog and pony show back to Washington, D.C., we are left wonder why he did not see more of…

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Food View all

Kingfisher Roadhouse

Kingfisher Roadhouse 19503 Sterling Highway – Cooper Landing (907) 595-2861 by Scott Banks For the hundreds of times that I have passed the Kingfisher Roadhouse, my well-meaning intentions…

Eating Homer

Kenai Peninsula Restaurants Fresh Catch Cafe Boardwalk Fish and Chips Cosmic Kitchen The Flats Bistro By Scott Banks We motored to Homer a couple of weeks ago to…

Healy restaurant worth the road trip

The 49th State Brewing Company Denali Park (Healy) MP 248, Parks Highway 49statebrewing.com By Scott Banks Road trips are a good excuse to try new restaurants and some…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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