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Pruden: Loose-lipped pols pay a debt to plain language

By Wesley Pruden Sometimes the smartest among us should just shut up, and watch his language. Nobody gets the opportunity now, if he…

Burrus: Three things you don’t know about money in politics

By Trevor Burrus Many are angry after the Supreme Court’s decision last week in McCutcheon v. FEC, which struck down the limit on…

Brennan: Wally would order trucks to roll

By Tom Brennan If Walter Hickel were governor today and faced the problem of federal idiocy on the King Cove road issue, Wally…

Sowell: Chuck Stone (1924-2014)

By Thomas Sowell Black journalist Chuck Stone was one of those people whose passing makes us think, “We shall not see his like…

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The despicable Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas, says it will picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on Sunday, June 1. It members plan to be at the…

The debate over raising the minimum wage is incredibly political – and is likely to get even more so. The question about whether to raise the state’s minimum…

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Pizza on the Grill

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy The sun must trigger a photocell in our bodies that summons the urge to grill outdoors. Last week it was pizza on…

The strange tale of a brownie thief

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy I had a strange experience with brownies. On my first job, I was on the north side of the Brooks Range on…

Have a seat at the Red Chair Cafe

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Every now and then on my drive home on 4th Avenue, I pass a spot of bright light beneath a red awning…

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