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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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    This is it Anchorage – vote now or roll over!

    Despite a year of protests, rallies and passion-filled Anchorage Assembly meetings, conservatives are not turning out in droves to vote for a new mayor,...

    Alaska Native corporation mandates employees get COVID shot by Aug. 1

    Employees of the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC), including those who work for its many subsidiary companies across Alaska, must submit to a COVID...

    He is Risen!

    The world pauses today as nearly 2.4 billion Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. It is the high point of the church year, marking...

    Mat-Su hopes to end all school mask mandates by June 1

    The age of mask mandates for students, teachers, staff, parents and others in Mat-Su schools will likely come to an end on June 1. This...

    Sen. Shower embraces the titanic task of restoring Alaska’s election integrity

    Sen. Mike Shower (R-Wasilla) has undertaken a monumental effort to address a litany of election problems plaguing Alaska. From wildly inaccurate voter rolls to...

    Alaska House urges Congress to let cruise ships travel north

    The Alaska State House passed Senate Joint Resolution 9 urging the U.S. Congress and President Joe Biden to temporarily halt federal laws that currently block...

    Alaskans to march through Anchorage in honor of Christ’s Good Friday Passion

    In honor of Christ’s journey to the cross of Calvary, a group of Alaskans are planning to process through Anchorage, carrying a large wooden...

    TODAY: Town hall will address effort to inject critical race theory across Anchorage schools

    The Anchorage School District will hold the second of two online townhall meetings on March 30 to address its plan to inject critical race...

    Dunleavy doesn’t always agree with Murkowski, calls Senate challenger Tshibaka ‘smart and hard working’

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy appeared on the Brian Kilmeade radio show March 28 where he was asked about the news that his former Commission of...

    Sen. Sullivan will oppose Alaska Republican Party’s efforts to defeat Murkowski in 2022

    Sen. Dan Sullivan is prepared to do some political back-scratching, and will fight the Alaska Republican Party's efforts to defeat Sen. Lisa Murkowski if...

    Game on: Conservative, pro-life, pro-gun Kelly Tshibaka challenging Murkowski for U.S. Senate

    Kelly Tshibaka will challenge Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s 20-year grip on her U.S. Senate seat. Tshibaka announced her candidacy March 29 with a campaign video clearly...

    ‘A gift from God’: State offers tactics to sway Alaskans to get COVID shots

    The Alaska Division of Public Health sent a March 26 email to educators, healthcare providers and others around the state to equip and enlist...

    Graduation requirement nixed but new bill still aims to fix Alaska’s erratic civics education

    A proposed mandatory civics test for Alaska students to graduate high school has been nixed. It would have required students to be able to...

    Resolution to amend Alaska Constitution on abortion passes first legislative hurdle

    Senate Joint Resolution 4, which looks to clarify that Alaska’s constitution does not protect abortion or state funding for abortion, has passed the first...

    Murkowski votes to confirm transgender HHS nominee who backs cross-sex hormones for kids

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of just two Republicans who joined every single Democrat in voting on March 24 to confirm transgender man, Rachel...

    Juneau gathering data on why residents are resistant to COVID shot

    With vaccinations on a marked decline statewide, the City and Borough of Juneau is gathering information about why residents are reticent to receive the...

    Public hearings set on plan to inject radical racial-justice philosophy in Anchorage schools

    Before implementing progressive critical race theory policies across the entire Anchorage School District, the Anchorage School board will to hear from the public on...

    Alaska leads the way in national homeschool surge

    In the wake of COVID, homeschooling has skyrocketed across the United States, but no state has seen a greater increase than Alaska. A new report...

    Conference enlists libraries to indoctrinate Alaskans with leftist dogma

    These are not the libraries that most people recall from childhood. Alaska’s libraries, like those around the nation, increasingly see themselves as government-funded centers for...

    Governor’s Prayer Breakfast is back, featuring modern-day Indiana Jones

    After taking last year off due to COVID concerns, the annual Governor’s Prayer Breakfast returns March 27 to provide an opportunity for Alaskans to...

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