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Jenkins: Anchorage Assembly gives mayor carte blanche on spending; sends taxpayers the bill

By Paul Jenkins A little fudging here, a little of the ol’ soft-shoe there and the Anchorage Assembly’s left wing – kowtowing to…

Brennan: That Boston Globe movie

By Tom Brennan The audience applauded when the credits rolled in Theater 13 at Century 16 the other night. That doesn’t happen often…

Sowell: Political translations

By Thomas Sowell | It is amazing how many different ways the same thing can be said, creating totally different impressions. For example,…

Pruden: Weak, confused and ‘unable to grasp’

By Wesley Pruden | Many bad things happen when a leader is weak, confused and forever in search of a credible reason to…

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A commentary today in the Alaska Dispatch News by Randy Hoffbeck and Dr. Scott Goldsmith, “We’ll have to work together to put Alaska’s fiscal house in order,” deserves…

We note South Anchorage Assemblyman Bill Evans is planning to propose a 5 percent Anchorage sales tax to diversify the city’s revenue stream. His proposal, the umpteenth such…

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Thanksgiving: Internet Style

By Scott Banks I am not giving up my cookbook collection or the few food magazines I subscribe to, but scoping out the Internet is a one-stop shopping…

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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…

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