On Monday, May 30, Fairbanks residents will honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. At 11 a.m., residents will gather at Pioneer Park (2300 Airport Way) for the annual “Planting of the Poppies.”
A large crowd is expected to once again gather at the Veterans Wall of Honor in Wasilla on Monday, May 30, to observe Memorial Day. The event, which begins at 1 p.m., typically includes, live music, prayers, addresses from political figures and veterans, and
HeartReach, an established and expanding pro-life pregnancy center in Wasilla, will hold its annual 5K for Life on June 18. While the family-friendly event is free, it is also one of three primary fundraisers conducted each year. Donations made during
Firebrand conservative Alaska State Senator Lora Reinbold (R-Eagle River) announced via a Facebook video on May 25 that she is not running for re-election this year. The past few years have been trying on Reinbold as she doggedly opposed divisive and highly
Six members of the Anchorage Assembly voted to shut down public testimony following a heated exchange between Assembly Chair Suzanne LaFrance and Assemblywoman Jamie Allard at the May 24 meeting. Tensions were high at the start of the six-hour meeting due to
The faith-based organization, Revive Alaska Community Services (RACS), is on the verge of completing a special program aimed at getting seniors and veterans off the streets and into permanent housing. The Comfort Homes project includes 10 prefabricated
Anchorage Police Department Deputy Chief Sean Case invited the leader of an extreme leftist organization to help train police officers in cultural awareness and diversity. Case made his comments on May 22 during a one-hour online interview with Celeste Hodge
The last half of 2022 will see one of the most packed election seasons in the history of Alaska. Voters must decide on a U.S. Senate seat, a U.S. House seat, the governor’s race, and 59 of 60 state legislators. According to the Alaska Division of
I hesitate to rejoice over the news that the State of Alaska will reimburse families for the cost of private and homeschool education, since I don’t believe it’s healthy for a society when families are dependent upon the state to pay for their
Hard leftists on the Anchorage Assembly are seeking to enact new powers that would allow them to remove a duly elected mayor. On May 24, the Assembly will hear from the public about an ordinance introduced by Assemblyman Christopher Constant. If passed the
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