The annual Alaska Statewide Homeschool Convention is slated for April 8-9. Hosted by Alaska Private and Home Educators Association (APHEA), the event is the state’s largest gathering of independent homeschoolers – families that choose to forgo state
We all want our kids to have the best chance of success in life. Anchorage’s public schools play a vital role in that outcome. Unfortunately, we are hobbling our kids’ academic opportunities by allocating far too many of our nation-leading
In an effort to avoid diluting the conservative vote, Anchorage School Board candidate Cliff Murray has suspended his campaign in the current mail-in election and thrown his support behind fellow conservative Mark Anthony Cox. Cox is attempting to unseat
Editor’s note: The following is the opening statement which Alaska Sen. Shelley Hughes delivered March 3 to introduce Senate Bill 140, which would ban biological males from competing in women’s sports. Hughes statement was made in the Senate Education
In an effort to find out where Anchorage School Board candidates stand on some of the most controversial and critical issues facing public schools, the Watchman sent survey questions to each of the eight candidates running for two seats on the Anchorage
The left is almost always more vocal when it comes to rattling cages down in Juneau. Community activism runs in the blood of liberals and those who worship at the altar of Big Government. That rarely means their opinion is in the majority. That’s
Editor’s note: Below is a letter written by dozens of former and active Alaskan coaches, athletes, sports officials and others urging Alaska lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 140. The legislation aims to protect women’s sports from gender-confused biological
Students in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District have had to endure a combination of divisive and aggressive leftist ideas, Covid closures and controversial masking policies. Many families have had enough, and are pulling their kids from
Anchorage School Board members who voted to impose mask mandates on more than 42,000 area students may soon be in legal trouble. A group of concerned Anchorage parents is employing an innovative legal strategy to hold the six left-leaning members of the
Roughly four months after the Catholic Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau cut spiritual ties with a nationally acclaimed and award-winning, conservative independent Catholic school, Archbishop Andrew Bellisario has partially restored relations. Last year,
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