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Williams: Wage discrimination

By  Walter E. Williams “President Obama Vows Zero Tolerance on Gender Wage Gap,” read one headline. Another read, “Women Still Earned 77 Cents…

Pruden: No reservoir of good will in Oregon water supply

By Wesley Pruden Portland, Ore., is a nice place to live. Nothing much happens there, and that’s its charm. Oregon is perhaps the…

Edwards: Ten ways the income tax harms civil liberties

By Chris Edwards The Internal Revenue Service scandal over the targeting of conservative groups has highlighted the agency’s power to obstruct our political…

Brennan: State founders handed us a tough problem

By Tom Brennan The good news is that we own the resource. And the bad news is that we own the resource. The…




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Editorial View all

Here is something that should be no surprise: The majority of likely voters, 61 percent, in a recent Rasmussen Reports national poll said they now at least somewhat…

The Assembly tonight, among myriad other things it will do that are important to the city, is expected to decide what to do with a $13 million surplus.…

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Food View all

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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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.  …

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