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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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    Public hearing on Anchorage mask mandate cancelled due to COVID contact

    The Anchorage Assembly has cancelled tonight’s planned public hearing on a proposed mask mandate after Mayor Dave Bronson announced that one of the senior...

    Alaska State Rep. Eastman explains why he compared Biden to Nazis

    Alaska State Representative David Eastman (R-Wasilla) published a new column explaining why he posted a comment on Sept. 16 comparing President Joe Biden to...

    Mask mandate debate has become the greatest show in Anchorage

    Choral singing, extended standing ovations, dramatic tension and even physical workouts were all part of the seventh round of public testimony on a controversial...

    Mat-Su mayoral candidates to face off in head-to-head Oct. 9 debate

    An upcoming debate aims to identify the conservative candidates running for Mat-Su mayor and school board. On Nov. 2, Mat-Su residents will vote for...

    Sen. Murkowski backs activists demanding the right to kill unborn babies

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski issued a glowing endorsement of the recent pro-abortion women’s marches that took place across the country last week. Organized by radical...

    Divisive Anchorage mask debate set for 7th round of testimony tonight

    After several hundred impassioned in-person testimonies over six days, the Anchorage Assembly will gather again tonight, Oct. 7, to hear from the public on...

    FBI wants to increase hate crimes reporting in Alaska

    In line with President Joe Biden’s aim to crack down on hate crimes across the nation, the FBI office in Anchorage has joined a...

    Due to mail-in balloting delays, Juneau election results won’t be released until Friday

    Last year, Juneau moved to a mail-in-only voting process for municipal elections, a move that drew some criticism because of the known fraudulent abuses...

    Mat-Su Schools report on divisive masks, enrollment levels and academics

    While the Mat-Su School District continues to grapple with low enrollment and intense community debate over whether students should be forced to wear masks...

    Alaska sues feds to gain control of navigable waterways

    Alaska has filed suit against the United States to defend its right to control submerged lands under the South Fork and Middle Fork of...

    Beloved Alaskan balladeer Hobo Jim faced death with courage, gratitude

    It’s easy to lose sight of the heart and soul of life, easy to let the evenings pass in a blur of mediocrity while...

    Leftists win 6 of 8 Fairbanks races, but borough mayor retains post

    Fairbanks conservatives had a golden opportunity to build on their 2020 victories but were unable to duplicate last year's success when they won seven...

    Conservative majority appears restored on Palmer City Council, Sullivan-Leonard Stu Graham win in Wasilla

    One year after narrowly losing its conservative 4-3 majority, the Palmer City Council appears to be headed back into conservative control. Four candidates were running...

    Alaska House kills discussion on personal liberty and COVID mandates

    Alaska’s state representatives show little interest in safeguarding personal liberties or health care freedom when it comes to mandated COVID shots. At the start of...

    Undercover Report: Pfizer scientists admit that natural immunity is superior to the vax

    Under cover reporters with Project Veritas recently filmed three Pfizer scientists who repeatedly admitted that natural immunity is superior to COVID shots, and lasts...

    National faith-based group offers free legal advice on how to resist COVID shot mandates

    Liberty Counsel, one of the largest Christian nonprofit legal agencies dedicated to defending the religious liberties of Americans, is holding additional Q&A conference calls...

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

    After hearing another five and a half hours of impassioned testimony, the Anchorage Assembly will resume the public hearing regarding a highly controversial proposed...

    Rep. Zack Fields demands Zuckerberg algorithmically bury Alaska Watchman

    State Rep. Zack Fields, a far-left Democrat who represents downtown Anchorage, has a serious bone to pick with local news outlets with which he...

    Pro-life Alaskans crash pro-abortion marches to defend unborn babies

    Pro-abortion demonstrators in Alaska were met by peaceful pro-life advocates on Oct. 2, a day when abortion activists marched on cities around the nation...

    Ballots to recall Anchorage Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel are in the mail

    The effort to recall leftist Anchorage Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel has begun in earnest. On Oct. 4, the city mailed out 36,209 ballots to registered...

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