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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…

Sanchez: FCC’s net neutrality nuclear option

By Julian Sanchez Proponents of network neutrality regulation are cheering the announcement this week that the Federal Communications Commission will seek to reclassify…

Ice Pellets
Tuesday 03/03 80%
Ice Pellets
Freezing rain early...changing to rain showers for the afternoon. High 36F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 03/04 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 39F. Winds light and variable.
Thursday 03/05 20%
Overcast. High 38F. Winds light and variable.
Friday 03/06 70%
Snow during the morning will taper off as a few snow showers during the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds light and variable. Chance of snow 70%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.

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Here is something we just do not understand: The state is paying $4,000 a month – or $350,000 so far – in storage fees for $8.2 million worth…

Federal prosecutors did us all a huge favor when they tried six very dangerous people tied to a violent drug trafficking ring – and won convictions. Prosecutors say…

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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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