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    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.
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    Anchorage Assemblywoman Zaletel leads by 2,100 in recall election

    The effort to recall leftist Anchorage Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel appears to be an uphill battle based off initial election results. When polls closed on...

    Juneau preps to jab kids 5-to-11 with COVID shots despite ‘great uncertainty’

    The City and Borough of Juneau is already preparing to set up COVID shot clinics in area schools starting Nov. 8. Children ages 5 to...

    Alaska reports just 9 ‘hate crimes’ in 2020

    Despite the Biden Administration's heightened emphasis on rooting out what it deems a growing threat of hate crimes, there seems to be very little...

    Alaska bishop’s threat to cut ties with traditional Catholic school galvanizes faithful

    Roughly 50 parents, teachers, students and supporters of Holy Rosary Academy gathered outside of Archbishop Andrew Bellisario’s Anchorage offices on Oct. 25 to pray...

    Anchorage Assembly demands mayor reinstate leftist ‘equity’ officer

    The far-left majority on the Anchorage Assembly is demanding that Mayor Dave Bronson reverse his decision to fire the city’s first ever chief equity...

    Alaska Railroad mandates COVID jabs for all employees

    Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) employees must be deemed fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, unless granted a religion or medical exemption. Those who decline the...

    Anchorage man who died after hospital refused him Ivermectin recalled as steadfast patriot

    William Topel passed away earlier this month after struggling with COVID complications. The controversy surrounding his death has become a lightning rod for Anchorage...

    Employee mandates are driving society to its knees

    Over the past few weeks, we have seen thousands of flights cancelled, store shelves emptied and millions of businesses struggling to maintain adequate manpower...

    Alaska archbishop threatens ‘Catholic’ identity of Anchorage school

    The broader cultural war between traditional and progressive branches of Christianity is now playing out between an Alaska archbishop and a small conservative Catholic...

    Fairbanks school board ‘humiliated’ by district’s request to teach graphic sex-ed

    Thanks to a 2016 state law, Alaska school districts must get approval from local school boards before they can teach new sex education material...

    Amid supply chain crisis, major Alaska trucking company imposes vax mandate

    One of Alaska’s leading trucking companies that transports supplies throughout the U.S. and Canada, announced that all its employees and private contractors must get...

    Another man dies at Providence after hospital refuses repeated requests for Ivermectin

    On Oct. 13, Neil Kitamura, age 78, died a few hours after fellow Anchorage resident William Topel passed away. Both were patients at Providence...

    Funeral on Friday for Anchorage man who was denied Ivermectin at Providence

    William Topel died last week in Anchorage after checking into Providence Alaska Medical Center a week earlier with COVID symptoms. The hospital refused to give...

    2021 report: Alaska schools fail to teach basic reading, writing and math

    Alaska Policy Forum (APF), a nonprofit think tank in Anchorage, published a new interactive map showing that Alaska’s public schools are failing to teach...

    Fairbanks teachers want 12-year-olds exposed to explicit sex-ed videos

    With school board elections now behind them, the left-leaning majority of the Fairbanks North Star School Board heard a request from the school district...

    Mat-Su hospital denies wife ability to call or video conference with ailing husband

    Due to hospital COVID policies, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center won’t allow family members or friends to visit with ailing patients. This has created heightened...

    Employee shows Pfizer tried to hide its use of aborted babies in vax program

    A new video by Project Veritas features an interview with Pfizer employee Melissa Strickler. She leaked internal emails revealing corporate executives instructing staff to...

    Alaska Lawmakers ask governor to expand special session to address COVID firings

    Ten members of the Alaska Legislature sent a letter to Gov. Mike Dunleavy, asking that he let lawmakers address the growing concern about Alaskans...

    Despite COVID closures, Alaska education spending grows

    Despite widespread school closures, declining enrollment and many more students learning from home, or private schools, education spending in Alaska actually increased in 2020,...

    Is faith in God reasonable? Mat-Su conference to help Christians defend faith

    Why does evil exist? Is faith in God reasonable? How should Christians respond to critical race theory? Is the Bible historically reliable? Is evolution...

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