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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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    Seven Fairbanks candidates affirm strong pro-life, pro-family and conservative values

    The Alaska Watchman sent a list of hard-hitting questions to all candidates running for local office in Fairbanks, including borough mayor, assembly, school board...

    Bethel threatens to terminate city workers who aren’t vaxed by Sept. 27

    The City of Bethel, home to 6,200 residents in rural Alaska, is demanding that all city employees, volunteers and contractors get COVID shots in...

    Lawmaker urges Gov. Dunleavy to defend Alaskans who decline COVID jabs

    Rep. David Eastman (R-Wasilla) has called on Gov. Mike Dunleavy to use the full power of his office to defend Alaskans who are under...

    Dunleavy won’t veto $1,100 ‘partial PFD’ but calls Legislature back for 4th special session

    A divided Alaska Senate approved a $1,100 PFD on Sept. 14, a move that drew sharp criticism from Gov. Mike Dunleavy who had been...

    Alaska Family Action endorses Kelly Tshibaka for U.S. Senate

    One of the leading pro-family and pro-life policy groups in Alaska has thrown its support behind Kelly Tshibaka in her campaign to unseat U.S....

    Extreme abortion activists issue endorsements for Juneau municipal elections

    The Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition (JPCC) has issued its list of the most radical pro-abortion candidates running for assembly, mayor and school board. In an effort...

    Pregnant woman gets Fairbanks hospital to ease COVID visitation restrictions

    Fairbanks resident Kristin Cash is less than two days away from giving birth to her sixth child. Like her previous five labors, she will...

    Anchorage residents must register to vote by Sept. 26 in order to vote on Zaletel recall

    The Anchorage clerk’s office sent out a reminder on Sept. 13, notifying residents that they need to register to vote by Sept. 26 if...

    Juneau Rep. Hannan tweets apology for implying support of Nazi experimentation on Jews

    Rep. Sara Hannan (D-Juneau) tweeted out an apology one day after giving an offensive speech on the House Floor which suggested that she thought...

    Alaska state representative claims Nazi experiments produced beneficial results

    The Sept. 11 floor session in the Alaska House of Representatives was marked by an unusual moment when Rep. Sara Hannan (D-Juneau) stood to...

    AK Army National Guard soldiers urge Dunleavy and D.C. delegation to fight military vax mandate

    The following letter was signed by 38 members of the Alaska Army National Guard, urging Gov. Mike Dunleavy, Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Lisa Murkowski...

    Dunleavy calls Biden’s mandatory vax plan ‘divisive and unamerican’

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy joined the growing chorus, both in Alaska and across the nation, of political leaders who oppose President Joe Biden’s recently revealed...

    Alaska Airlines faces claims of religious discrimination against flight attendants

    Two former Alaska Airlines flight attendants are filing religious discrimination complaints against their former employer for allegedly firing them because they expressed unwelcomed religious...

    Sen. Sullivan condemns Biden’s vax mandate as an ‘unconstitutional overreach’

    U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan issued a blistering attack on President Joe Biden’s plan to mandate COVID shots for 80 million Americans who have so-far...

    Governor, Anchorage mayor and religious leaders to speak at ‘God & Country’ 9/11 commemoration

    Civic and religious leaders from Alaska will gather in Anchorage on Sept. 11 to commemorate the tragic terrorist attacks that took the lives of...

    Dunleavy vows to fight Biden’s attempt to ‘snuff out’ Alaska’s economy

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy pledged to fight the Biden administration’s ongoing and multi-faceted attempt to cut off avenues of developing Alaska’s natural resources. In a Sept....

    Anchorage mayor blasts Biden’s ‘immoral’ vax mandate for private businesses

    Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson issued a strong statement in response to President Biden’s Sept. 9 announcement that he was directing the U.S. Labor Department...

    Screenshots show 4 Palmer City Council members discussing public issues in private online group

    The Alaska Watchman has obtained dozens of screen-shot images showing four Palmer City Council members engaged in numerous closed discussions about local politics. The...

    Alaska to gather data on teens sexual orientation and gender identity

    In a few weeks, tens of thousands of teens from all across Alaska will be given time during school to fill out the Alaska...

    Conservative group hosting Fairbanks candidate forum with audience Q&A

    The Interior Taxpayers’ Association (ITA) is holding a forum on Sept. 7 for candidates running in borough and city races in Fairbanks this October. Unlike...

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