Preservation Alaska is celebrating National Historic Preservation Month during May with the theme of: “Historic Preservation Starts at Home: People Saving Places.” Events will take place across the state with a combination of virtual and in-person
After a lengthy and heated discussion over whether teachers should be given a mandate to interject controversial issues into Fairbanks classrooms, the Fairbanks School Board unanimously struck down a proposed revision to its policy last week. The conservative
With strong leftist majorities still firmly in control of the Anchorage Assembly and School Board following the April 5 Municipal election, the Alaska Watchman reached out to several conservative candidates who lost their elections to find out whether they
Alaska Airlines has now given its official corporate stamp of approval to employees who wish to cross-dress, sport gender-nonconforming hairstyles or wear makeup and nail polish to appear as the opposite sex. Last month, the airlines proudly announced new
As the Alaska Watchman expands our coverage and influence, we’ve come under the gaze of the nameless, faceless gaze of the ever-watchful, bureaucratic social media behemoths. Last week, the impersonal matrix that comprises Facebook’s Community Standards
On April 6 Alaska Watchman editor Joel Davidson asked as a title of his article “What are we to do with Anchorage as it is?” Well, I have an answer for Joel, Anchorage and frankly for all of Alaska. I am Ted Smith, Director of the Alaska Colson Fellows
The Alaska Department of Health & Social Services (DHSS) issued an alert this week, warning residents that Alaska ranks third in the nation for sexually transmitted syphilis and chlamydia cases, and eighth in the nation for gonorrhea cases. In
The state-funded University of Alaska, Anchorage, is in the midst of a six-part series to explore “racism in medicine.” Partnering with the hard-left Alaska Black Caucus (which promotes critical race theory and the notion that America is infected by
Anatoly Mikhailovich Mikisha was a talented and accomplished mathematician in his late 30s. He was a rocket scientist, working in the Moscow Aviation Institute in the 1960s and 1970s – the years I knew and communicated with him. At that time, it was the
The Catholic Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau is listening to the “dreams” of Alaska’s LGBTQ community in an effort to better celebrate “diversity within local Catholic communities.” Last month, the archdiocese held a little-publicized
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