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Pruden: Barack Obama’s love bomb offensive

By Wesley Pruden President Obama says Rudy Giuliani was wrong. He does, too, love America. That’s good enough for me. He says he’s…

Sowell: A simple question

By Thomas Sowell | It is amazing how a simple question can cause a complex lie to collapse like a house of cards.…

Sullivan: Obama’s Alaska wilderness head fake

By Sen. Dan Sullivan, in the Wall Street Journal President Obama’s plan to designate 12 million acres as wilderness in the Arctic National…

Williams: What’s gone wrong with democracy?

By Walter E. Williams | The Economist magazine recently published “What’s gone wrong with Democracy … and what can be done to revive…

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It is at best troubling – and at worst infuriating – that Alaska, perhaps the richest state in the union and boasting  shamefully its highest sexual assault rate,…

The Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board bit the bullet and cut 60.5 jobs and $11 million yesterday from its spending plan for the next fiscal year – though…

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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…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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