After hearing another five and a half hours of impassioned testimony, the Anchorage Assembly will resume the public hearing regarding a highly controversial proposed Anchorage mask mandate on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 5 p.m.

Residents of all ages are now showing up to testify. On Monday, an eight-year-old gave the leftist Assemblymembers an earful. Click here to watch the full Oct. 4 meeting. It’s by far one of the most dramatic and intense public debates in Anchorage’s history with Mayor Dave Bronson, Assemblywoman Jamie Allard, Assemblywoman Crystal Kennedy and a large contingency of residents adamantly opposed to the Assembly’s leftist majority.


  • Click here to read the draft mask mandate ordinance.
  • Click here to email or call Anchorage Assembly members.
  • To contact Mayor Dave Bronson, call (907) 343-7100 or email
  • The public may submit written comments at There is no sign-up list for in-person testimony. It is on a first come basis. Click here for more information.

Hearing on Anchorage mask mandate extends to fifth night of public testimony

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 20 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.