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Pruden: A deadly enemy within exacerbating immigration crisis

By Wesley Pruden Pogo, the possum-philosopher from the Okefenokee Swamp of the comics page, got it right: “We have met the enemy, and…

Jenkins: Oil tax debate reflects philosophies of more or less government

By Paul Jenkins The nettlesome brawl over oil taxation in Alaska at its core is no more than a clash between radically different,…

Brennan: Legal pot separates hard drugs

By Tom Brennan Colorado residents have noticed one important result of legalization of marijuana, a step their state took at the beginning of…

Tanner: Is Obamacare working?

By Michael D. Tanner Two recent surveys have shown a significant reduction in the number of Americans without health insurance since the start…




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Editorial View all

If you have questions about Ballot Measure 1, the referendum on the Aug. 19 primary election ballot about whether to repeal Senate Bill 21 oil tax reform, you…

The Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement of severe restrictions on the proposed Pebble Mine on state land – even before its developers can file an application for permits –…

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Food View all

Salmon season is here: Make the most of it

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Dipnetters are mending their nets, 8-weight fly rods and heavy-duty spin rods are coming out of the garage and serious fly tiers…

Oregano Eggs: From simple to sublime

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Simple food is the new kitchen black, recipes that combine a few easily found ingredients from your pantry and refrigerator, fast preparation,…

Time to take it outside

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy The gorgeous weather has made eating outside at restaurants a joy, but who knows how long the sunny weather will last. The…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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