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Burrus: Mandatory voting guarantees ignorant votes

By Trevor Burrus President Obama has suggested that compulsory voting could be a good idea. “Other countries have mandatory voting,” said the president,…

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…

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The state of Alaska, facing a $3.5 billion budget deficit brought on by plummeting oil prices and stagnant oil production, is in serious trouble. State budget analyst David…

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,…

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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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