Bill would let lawmakers decide top tier water designations

JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker has proposed giving the state Legislature the power to designate waters where no long-term degradation is allowed, a move that... Read more

Kenai airport land sale may be reconsidered

This story has been changed to correct the title of Ronald Smith, originally described as a realator. A realator is a licensed member of the... Read more

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I never mastered the art of making biscuits or dumpling.

I prefer to open a can of biscuits. Mom always served

biscuits with... Read more

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Cookies with Peanut M&Ms

Yield: About 3½ dozen cookies

¾ cup King Arthur All-Purpose Flour (dip measuring cup into flour, then level with the flat end of a knife)

½... Read more

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Splash of color

Press several of the M&M’s candies onto each cookie. Bake for about 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Cool the cookies on the baking... Read more

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White chocolae chip macadamia nut dookies with milk-chocolate m&ms

Yield: About 3 dozen cookies

2½ cups King Arthur All-Purpose Flour (dip measuring cup into flour, then level with the flat

end of a knife

1 teaspoon... Read more

Decked-out for Easter

The best-dressed cookies will be wearing pastels this spring. In seasonal pink, green, yellow, lavender and robin’s egg blue, M&M’s candies are ideal for transforming... Read more

Pioneer Potluck: About Uncle Guy and Biscuits

At the farm in northern Colorado

1940s and 50s


Dad loved Mom’s biscuits, but Uncle Guy loved them even more. The unwritten, unspoken code... Read more

Business owners should have choice on smoking

This concerns the push by some legislators in Juneau to prohibit smoking in public places.

Obviously, there are strong opinions on both sides of the... Read more

Op-ed: The Hulk and The Donald

Were you as amazed as I was that Hulk Hogan cried in public? We’re not talking about wimpy John Boehner, but that man among men,... Read more