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Williams: Sloppy language and thinking

By Walter E. Williams | George Orwell said, “But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” Gore Vidal elaborated on that…

Pruden: Let no child be left unconfused

By Wesley Pruden | Mae West, the famous philosopher of the boudoir, would hardly believe her fortune today. “So many men,” she once…

Jenkins: Use fund earnings to buy time for a long-range fiscal plan; get it right

By Paul Jenkins | Gov. Bill Walker’s labyrinthine fiscal plan to plug the state’s budget gap — more a smoking crater than a…

Brennan: Where brilliance strikes

By Tom Brennan Art Hackney’s billings for $200-an-hour meetings with Gov. Bill Walker and others may not be as exciting as they sound.…

Freezing Rain Advisory

5:22 AM AKST on February 11, 2016
9:00 AM AKST on February 11, 2016
Chance of Rain
Thursday 02/1130%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with a few showers. High 36F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Ice Pellets
Friday 02/1240%
Ice Pellets
Cloudy with light freezing rain in the morning. High around 35F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 40%.
Saturday 02/1320%
Cloudy. High near 35F. Winds light and variable.
Sunday 02/1420%
Cloudy. High around 35F. Winds light and variable.

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Once in a while, you come across a news story that just makes you giggle. Here is one that should make you guffaw: Democrats in Juneau, in the…

Here is something clear about the Alaska Dispatch News’ poll that found a “majority of Anchorage voters” would not repeal the city’s new ordinance barring discrimination against the…

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Kalua pork sandwiches for the Super Bowl crowd

By Scott Banks For some reason sandwiches came to mind when I was planning the eats for Super Bowl Sunday. So I decided on kalua pork sandwiches. You…

Gaga for gumbo

By Scott Banks The saying goes in the bayou that when you meet anyone, you ask them three questions: “Who’s your momma; are you Catholic; and, can you…

Old reliables – restaurants where I always go back

By Scott Banks As I ate my way through 2015, I always found myself returning to a few Anchorage restaurants where I knew I’d find a good meal…

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