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Jenkins: Legislature, not voters, should craft pot laws

By Paul Jenkins ANCHORAGE – The initiative process in Alaska is a playground for Outside bamboozlers and monied special interests that want, even…

Brennan: State road-building priorities are wrong

By Tom Brennan Believe it or not, there is no line of cars with honking horns waiting for the Knik Arm Crossing to…

Gimarc: Reimbursement

By Alex Gimarc I am usually a “you break it, you own it” kind of guy in my daily life. I have been…

Pruden: The deadly virus in the electorate

By Wesley Pruden Sometimes incompetence gets its due reward. No one has to accuse Barack Obama of spreading the Ebola virus. The incompetence…




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Editorial View all

It is a question we are asking ourselves more often than we would like: If the AFL-CIO’s gubernatorial ticket of Republican-cum-independent-cum-undeclared Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott are…

Count us among those more than a little confused by President Barack Obama’s selection of Ron Klein as this nation’s first “Ebola Czar.” Klein, who is a Washington…

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Food View all

Louie’s Restaurant: An old-Alaska eatery

47 Spur View Drive Kenai, AK 907-283-3660 or 800-777-3650 Uptownmotel.com By Scott Banks Anchorage Daily Planet Food Writer Louie’s Restaurant is attached to the Uptown Motel in Kenai…

Lahn Pad Thai

Lahn Pad Thai 2101 Abbott Road #7 (907) 272-8424 By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy One theory on restaurant success is that if a restaurant survives in a…

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…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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