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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Santa headed to Mat-Su holiday event

Santa and his reindeer are headed to a family friendly holiday event in the Mat-Su next month. More than 20 businesses are participating in the pre-Christmas gathering at Creekside Plaza (1830 Parks Hwy.) in Wasilla. The event includes a chance to chat with

Workshop to explore states’ rights in Alaska

The Alaska Policy Forum, a conservative Alaska think tank, is hosting a workshop that promotes economic freedom and natural resource development in Alaska. “The economic shutdowns throughout the past year have had dire consequences for our state,” a

Much of Anchorage headed to lockdown for all of December

Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson has issued a stringent new emergency order that will shut down or severely limit scores of Anchorage businesses in the lead up to Christmas. An emotional Quinn-Davison read a prepared statement, her voice cracking several

Court ruling may doom Anchorage’s ban on LGBTQ counseling

Last week, the 11th Circuit struck down a South Florida ban against counseling that help youth overcome unwanted same-sex attraction or gender confusion. The court ruled that the constitutionally guaranteed free speech rights of counselors were violated. The