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Rasmuson poll on Alaska revenue ‘enhancements’ just isn’t trustworthy

By Paul Jenkins | As I cogitated about the recent Rasmuson Foundation-financed poll purporting to show Alaskans are in a dither to have…

Brennan: Let’s downsize government

By Tom Brennan | If Alaska is going to get through the difficult years ahead its government is going to have to do…

Grossman: Rain on EPA’s parade

By Andrew M. Grossman No, the “waters of the United States” subject to Clean Water Act regulation do not include things like dry…

Downing: Welcome to Alaska, Mr. President

By Suzanne Downing A visit to Alaska for most Americans is the trip of a lifetime. Even for a president who travels the…

Special Statement

10:59 AM AKDT on August 31, 2015
7:30 PM AKDT on August 31, 2015
Monday 08/31 0%
Sunny. High 59F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday 09/01 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High near 65F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 09/02 0%
Mostly sunny skies. High around 65F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 09/03 30%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy skies with a few showers later in the day. High around 60F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.

Editorial View all

With the stroke of a pen – Presto! Just like that! – President Barack Obama was able to change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali – a…

It is too bad that President Barack Obama will not get to talk to ordinary Alaskans, or see how well the North Slope oil industry operates, or view…

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Food View all

Kingfisher Roadhouse

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…

Eating Homer

Kenai Peninsula Restaurants Fresh Catch Cafe Boardwalk Fish and Chips Cosmic Kitchen The Flats Bistro By Scott Banks We motored to Homer a couple of weeks ago to…

Healy restaurant worth the road trip

The 49th State Brewing Company Denali Park (Healy) MP 248, Parks Highway 49statebrewing.com By Scott Banks Road trips are a good excuse to try new restaurants and some…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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