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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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    Juneau unveils LGBTQ Native art funded by federal CARES Act

    Thanks to the Juneau Borough Assembly's actions, the City Museum in Juneau has acquired new “artwork” by local artists who received federal funds through...

    Anchorage Assembly looks to empower clerk to find dirt on potential candidates

    The Anchorage Assembly is considering an ordinance that would make a number of changes to the city’s vote-by-mail system, which has been in place...

    AK legislators file bills on abortion, PFD, policing, LGBTQ, judge selection, open meetings, binding caucus & more

    If the first round of pre-filed bills is any indication then the upcoming session of the Alaska Legislature will likely entail heated debates over...

    America is at a desperate and dangerous crossroads

    What unfolded in our nation’s capital on Jan. 6 was startling. To see protesters push through police barricades, break open windows and doors and...

    Alaskans share conflicted feelings and photos from dramatic protest march in D.C.

    Alaskans who gathered in Washington, D.C., for the Jan. 6 protest march, have created a Facebook page to share their reflections, videos and stories...

    Dunleavy ‘deeply saddened and appalled’ by D.C. violence

    Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued the following statement on Jan. 6 after the U.S. Capital building was overrun by some of the protesters who...

    Murkowski on D.C. protests: ‘It is truly mob rule at the moment’

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski joined Sen. Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young in condemning the actions of some protesters who broke through barricades and entered...

    WATCH: Trump agrees election was stolen, but asks protesters to ‘go home in peace’

    President Donald Trump has just released a one minute video asking protesters in D.C. to peacefully disband and head home. His comments come after...

    Sen. Sullivan says he’s ‘disgusted by the lawless acts of violence’ in D.C.

    U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan released a statement following the breach of the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6. He called it a “sad day...

    Dean of the House Rep. Don Young tells D.C. protesters to ‘stand down’

    Counting of Electoral College votes has been suspended after the U.S. Capitol building was overwhelmed by protesters and put into lockdown this afternoon. Congressional members...

    More Alaskans descend on D.C. for momentous Jan. 6 pro-Trump rally

    John Cunningham, of Anchorage, is among a growing contingent of Alaskans who have traveled across the country to take part in what could be...

    Recall group delivers 4,999 signatures to oust Anchorage Assembly Chair Felix Rivera

    The grassroots effort to oust one of the most controversial political figures in Anchorage’s history cleared an important hurdle Jan. 5 when 4,999 signatures...

    Fairbanks woman travels to D.C to join massive march against election fraud

    Conservative Fairbanks activist Kelly Lindsey Nash boarded a plane on Jan. 4 and headed to Washington, D.C., for what could be the largest political...

    Felix Rivera recall effort making final push in locations across Anchorage

    Opponents of Anchorage Assembly Chair Felix Rivera are on the town today in an effort to get the final signatures needed to submit their...

    ‘Yes! We’re Back’ – Anchorage’s Peggy’s Restaurant reopens Jan. 4

    One of Anchorage’s oldest and most beloved eateries is down but not out. “We will not let this pandemic beats us!” Peggy’s Restaurant announced on...

    Anchorage mayoral candidate Forest Dunbar celebrates endorsement by pro-abortion activist

    Anchorage Assemblyman Forest Dunbar, who is running for mayor of Anchorage, bragged about one of his latest endorsements by Patti Higgins, a former Planned...

    Murkowski will vote to affirm Biden as president

    When the joint session of Congress convenes on Jan. 6 to tally up the Electoral College votes, Sen. Lisa Murkowski will vote to affirm...

    Juneau seeks social justice warriors to vet all laws for possible ‘systemic racism’

    Juneau is looking for people who think they have a knack for spotting and rooting out racism and perceived inequalities, no matter how subtle...

    Kenai Borough Mayor: ‘It’s not government’s role to shut down your business/family’

    Kenai’s outspoken borough mayor has had enough of the government ordering citizens around on account of COVID. Mayor Charlie Pierce’s New Year message encourages government...

    Anchorage libraries hosting 2021 events that cast America as racist at heart

    The radical woke agenda of Anchorage area libraries will be on full display this year as the publicly funded institution begins a community-wide program...

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