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    Alaska has lowest COVID death rate in the nation, even as cases grow

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    Most of local headlines this past week have focused on the surge in COVID cases across Alaska. But a quick search the CDC data hub reveals that Alaska has the very lowest...
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    Murkowski tries to appease liberals but ultimately backs Justice Barrett for Supreme Court

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    After echoing a litany of liberal partisan objections for why she opposed seating a new U.S. Supreme Court justice weeks before a presidential election, Sen. Lisa Murkowski begrudgingly voted to confirm Justice...
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    Some Anchorage Assembly members want a Jan. 26 special election for mayor

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    Anchorage Assembly members Crystal Kennedy, Jamie Allard and Kameron Perez-Verdia have submitted a resolution asking their colleagues to approve a special mail-in election on Jan. 26 to allow Anchorage residents the opportunity...
    Abortion

    Fairbanks Bishop: Catholics must ‘never vote for candidates’ who support abortion

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    Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski has released a clarion call to Catholics in northern Alaska, saying they can “never morally support or vote” for political candidates who support abortion. Released...
    Abortion

    Pastors call out Justice Susan Carney for trampling Alaska’s constitution

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    Editor’s note: The following op-ed was written by Pastor Ron Hoffman of Anchorage Baptist Temple, Pastor Mark Zweifel of True North Church in Fairbanks and Pastor Doug Duffett of Bible Baptist Church...

    Murkowski tries to appease liberals but ultimately backs Justice Barrett for Supreme Court

    After echoing a litany of liberal partisan objections for why she opposed seating a new U.S. Supreme Court justice weeks before a...

    Some Anchorage Assembly members want a Jan. 26 special election for mayor

    Anchorage Assembly members Crystal Kennedy, Jamie Allard and Kameron Perez-Verdia have submitted a resolution asking their colleagues to approve a special mail-in...

    Fairbanks Bishop: Catholics must ‘never vote for candidates’ who support abortion

    Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski has released a clarion call to Catholics in northern Alaska, saying they can “never morally support or vote”...

    Pastors call out Justice Susan Carney for trampling Alaska’s constitution

    Editor’s note: The following op-ed was written by Pastor Ron Hoffman of Anchorage Baptist Temple, Pastor Mark Zweifel of True North Church...

    Al Gross and Alyse Galvin add yet another pro-abortion endorsement

    Endorsements by pro-abortion activists keep rolling in for Al Gross and Alyse Galvin who are running for U.S. Senate and U.S. House...

    Alaska Right to Life urges voters to remove Supreme Court Justice Carney

    The director of Alaska Right to Life, Pat Martin, has joined a growing chorus of Alaskans who are calling on voters to...

    Murkowski will begrudgingly vote to confirm Judge Barrett to Supreme Court

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski issued high praise for Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Oct. 24, calling her “qualified by any objective standard” and...

    LGBT activist running against young conservative for House Seat 15 in Anchorage

    Liberal Democrat Lyn Franks is vying to become the first openly LGBT state legislator in Alaska. She’s running against Republican David Nelson...

    State poll workers will not enforce local mask mandates at Alaska voting sites

    Early in-person voting is underway in major cities across Alaska and while certain cities, such as Wasilla, have imposed mask mandates for...

    Murkowski has until Monday to decide whether to back Judge Barrett for Supreme Court

    With the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voting Oct. 22 to advance Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s U.S. Supreme Court nomination to the full...

    Deceptive Catholic voter guide misleads Alaskans on abortion

    Catholics, who comprise the largest religious group in Alaska, received a misleading voter guide this month, which claims to help roughly 31,000...

    Wasilla mayor says voters can’t go to poll site unless they mask up

    Alaskans who show up to vote in the joint Mat-Su Borough and statewide election must wear a mask in order to cast...

    Opinion Pieces

    Pastors call out Justice Susan Carney for trampling Alaska’s constitution

    Editor’s note: The following op-ed was written by Pastor Ron Hoffman of Anchorage Baptist Temple, Pastor Mark Zweifel of True North Church...

    Deceptive Catholic voter guide misleads Alaskans on abortion

    Catholics, who comprise the largest religious group in Alaska, received a misleading voter guide this month, which claims to help roughly 31,000...

    In defense of the Electoral College – part 2

    Editor’s note: This is the second of two columns in defense of the Electoral College system of electing a president. Read part...

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    After echoing a litany of liberal partisan objections for why she opposed seating a new U.S. Supreme Court justice weeks before a...

    Some Anchorage Assembly members want a Jan. 26 special election for mayor

    Anchorage Assembly members Crystal Kennedy, Jamie Allard and Kameron Perez-Verdia have submitted a resolution asking their colleagues to approve a special mail-in...

    Fairbanks Bishop: Catholics must ‘never vote for candidates’ who support abortion

    Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski has released a clarion call to Catholics in northern Alaska, saying they can “never morally support or vote”...

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    Eastman vs. Sumner for Alaska House: Here’s where they stand

    In the race for the Alaska House seat in District 10 (Wasilla), the Alaska Watchman is not making any endorsements. In order to give...

    Scrambling Anchorage parents ask school district for homeschool stipends

    Parents are petitioning the Anchorage School District for financial help as they take on the task of homeschooling their children this year. The district notified...

    Supreme Court rules states can’t discriminate against religious schools

    On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states cannot prohibit tuition grants or scholarships to private religious schools if they award...
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    Wasilla mayor says voters can’t go to poll site unless they mask up

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    Alaskans who show up to vote in the joint Mat-Su Borough and statewide election must wear a mask in order to cast a ballot at the Wasilla Public Library polling station.
    Abortion

    Abortion giant backs Al Gross, Alyse Galvin and 25 Alaska candidates

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    The largest provider of abortions in Alaska has released its endorsements for the Nov. 3 election. An Oct. 19 email from Planned Parenthood’s Alaska Director Jessica Cler endorses candidates that will push...
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    Anchorage mayor’s dire COVID briefing contrasts governor’s video to be not afraid

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    Three days after Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued an Oct. 6 video encouraging Alaskans that COVID is “not the deadly disease we once thought,” Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz stood before the camera warning...
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    On Nov. 3, Alaskans will vote to either retain or remove 22 judges from across the state. This is the only time residents have any say over who sits on the bench....
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    Judge rules against Alaska law that safeguards integrity of absentee votes

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    An Anchorage judge has ruled against enforcing Alaska’s law that seeks to maintain the integrity of absentee voting by requiring the signature of one witness to verify the identity of the absentee...