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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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    Renowned musician and evangelist brings religious freedom fight to Alaska

    A renowned Christian musician and evangelist with a passion for fighting big tech and government violations of religious liberty and free speech is in...

    Mat-Su Fred Meyer store boots stellar employee for declining to vaccinate or wear a mask

    Leigh Nelson has enjoyed working at the Fred Meyer store in Palmer for the past two and a half years. A stellar employee, she...

    Palmer residents have an opportunity to restore conservative majority on city council

    Starting July 19, Palmer residents will have an opportunity to file for a spot on the city council. Liberal progressives currently enjoy a slim 4-3...

    Convention to highlight school choice options for Alaska parents

    A two-day convention will take place in Anchorage later this month, July 27-28, with the aim of empowering and equipping Alaska parents to make...
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    7.11 > Our Leftist Training Grounds

    We cannot ignore the fact that Alaska’s government schools are overrun by entrenched bureaucrats bent on using their immense power to indoctrinate our kids...

    Governor picks key policy advisor to lead Alaska’s effort wrest back control of its lands and waters

    In an effort to push back on what he sees as President Joe Biden’s overly burdensome control and regulation of Alaska’s natural resources, Gov....

    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium orders 3,000 employees to get COVID jab

    In what is now a growing trend among leading Alaska Native corporations and health entities, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) has imposed...

    Dunleavy’s communication director defends governor’s decision to allow public funding for cross-sex surgeries

    Dave Stieren, communications director for Gov. Mike Dunleavy, took to talk radio, July 8, to defend the governor’s decision to let state funds be...

    Anchorage event to explore how Christians can redeem divisive politics

    Leigh Sloan will lead a July 12 discussion in Anchorage on how Christians can engage hot-button social and political issues without unnecessarily sowing division....

    Kenai School Board to vote on plan to punish perceived discrimination, including non-verbal

    The Kenai School Board is set to vote on a set of new policies aimed at expanding the district’s power to clamp down on...

    Dunleavy picks liberal justice for AK Supreme Court after Judicial Council blocks conservatives

    On July 7, Gov. Mike Dunleavy appointed a justice with close ties to abortion supporters to serve on the Alaska Supreme Court. Judge Henderson...

    Alaskans continue to report severe adverse reactions and deaths after receiving COVID shots

    As of last Friday, 1,406 adverse reactions from Alaskans are listed on the CDC’s VAERS reporting website, including 26 Alaskans who have died following the reception...

    Anchorage Assembly to vote on new mayor’s top picks for key leadership posts

    The Anchorage Assembly will hold public confirmation hearings, July 9, on some of the top administration officials whom Mayor Dave Bronson has chosen to...

    Annual Sterling Gun Show set for July 24-25

    Looking for ammo, hunting rifles, handguns or antique firearms? The upcoming Sterling Gun Show will have all this and more later this month. The eighth...

    Teachers union, which includes 13,000 Alaskans, votes to push critical race theory in schools

    The battle over whether critical race theory, white privilege and transgender politics should be disseminated to school age children in Alaska and across the...

    Alaska will use public funds to pay for transgender surgery following court settlement

    As a result of federal litigation, the Alaska Dept. of Health & Social Services has agreed to regulation changes, which now permit the state...
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    7.1 > Tending to Family and Church

    About 15 years ago, I had one of those life-altering conversations with my wife one evening after dinner. The kids were young, and few...

    Shelter sues Anchorage again to keep transgender males from sleeping with abused women

    The Anchorage Downtown Hope Center – a faith-based women’s shelter – has filed another lawsuit in federal district court to prevent the city from...

    Bronson issues directives on gun rights, COVID policy, government efficiencies & economic recovery

    In his first act as the new mayor of Anchorage, Dave Bronson called a press conference on July 1 to announce four directives that...

    Grassroots effort: Fairbanks to hold first Independence Day parade in more than 50 years

    For the first time in more than half a century, Fairbanks will have a bonified Independence Day parade. According to organizer and political activist...

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