More

    Culture

    Assembly asks Anchorage mayor to include public in deciding Capt. Cook statue’s fate

    In determining the fate of the historical monument to Captain James Cook, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has been asked to include a much broader...

    Assembly approves Anchorage mayor’s request to reward Catholic shelter for gender identity policy

    The Brother Francis Shelter (BFS), which is run by Catholic Social Services (CSS) in Anchorage, received a $200,000 bump from the municipality because of...

    Home of Alaska’s flag is history: Seward to demolish historic site

    A nationally recognized historic structure – the Jesse Lee Home in Seward – will be demolished after the Seward City Council voted 5-1 to...

    Berkowitz wants a social justice warrior to enforce ‘equity agenda’ on Anchorage

    Mayor Ethan Berkowitz wants the Anchorage Assembly to approve a $180,000-a-year Chief Equity Officer to monitor, track and enforce his so-called “equity agenda” on...

    Resolution asks Anchorage mayor to engage public on fate of Capt. Cook monument

    The fate of the historic Captain James Cook monument in downtown Anchorage will be debated at Tuesday night’s Anchorage Assembly meeting. Assemblyman John Weddleton wants...

    Will tonight spell the end of the Alaska State Flag’s historic home?

    Most every year July 9th is a cause for celebration in Anchorage. Large crowds gather at Alaska Family & Child, the oldest non-profit in...

    Mob rule in America – 1838 and 2020

    “Their’s was the task … to uprear … a political edifice of liberty and equal rights; ‘tis ours … to transmit these …...

    History in the balance: Seward looks to demolish Alaska landmark

    The home of the Alaska flag and one of the most historically significant structures in the state may soon be reduced to rubble if...

    Social justice activists come after Alaska high school’s ‘Warrior’ mascot

    The growing controversy of renaming sports teams around the nation and eliminating what some view as culturally insensitive mascots has reached Wasilla High School...

    Study: America’s youth lose patriotism in college

    A newly released survey of young Americans shows that patriotism and a favorable view of American history plummets once high schoolers head to college. The...

    Alaskans exhibit independent grit in citizen led July 4th celebrations

    Private citizens in communities across Alaska came together to celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. From water parades on Nancy Lake and Big Lake to...

    Governor to join Alaska pastors prayer rally for racial reconciliation

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy has agreed to join Alaskans in prayer to seek healing and racial reconciliation. The online prayer gathering will occur on July...

    Private citizens organize July 4th celebrations across Alaska

    While towns across Alaska have cancelled government-sponsored 4th of July celebrations, several communities are holding citizen-organized celebrations of Independence Day. Below is a rundown...

    Let us celebrate and defend our heritage this July 4th

    With statues and monuments to the Founding Fathers being toppled and desecrated by maddened mobs across the nation, it is important to recall the...

    Alaska Supreme Court appointee once argued against Medicaid abortions

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced that Dario Borghesan will become the newest member of the Alaska Supreme Court. Borghesan is a former state attorney who argued...

    Juneau nixes July 4th fireworks show just weeks after massive BLM protest

    A week after announcing the city would hold its annual 4th of July fireworks show, the Juneau Assembly reversed course and put a stop...

    Proposed ‘Systemic Racism’ committee would vet all new Juneau laws

    The City and Borough of Juneau will consider whether to establish a review committee to ensure that all proposed legislation is not tainted by...

    Municipality exploits police dept. & others to push LGBTQ Pride in Anchorage

    Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s employees are using public resources to promote all things LGBTQ. The municipality’s departmental Facebook pages are now being politically mobilized to...

    Supreme Court ruling is déjà vu all over again for pro-lifers

    The 5-4 Supreme Court June v. Russo decision to strike down a Louisiana law mandating basic medical safeguards in the event of abortion complications...

    Stand & fight: Anchorage Assembly attempting to negate parental rights

    What is about to unfold at the Anchorage Assembly is one of the most brazen assaults on parental rights in the history of Alaska. The...

    Donate

    Alaska Watchman relies on the generous support of our readers. All donations go directly to supporting and expanding our news coverage. Please consider becoming a regular supporter.

    Select a Donation Option (USD)

    Enter Donation Amount (USD)

    Donate

    $
    Personal Info

    Donation Total: $100.00

    Stay Informed

    Receive breaking stories and analysis from the Alaska Watchman directly to your inbox for free.

    No spam ever. Guaranteed.

    Latest articles

    Fairbanks Bishop: Catholics must ‘never vote for candidates’ who support abortion

    Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski has released a clarion call to Catholics in northern Alaska, saying they can “never morally support or vote”...

    Pastors call out Justice Susan Carney for trampling Alaska’s constitution

    Editor’s note: The following op-ed was written by Pastor Ron Hoffman of Anchorage Baptist Temple, Pastor Mark Zweifel of True North Church...

    Al Gross and Alyse Galvin add yet another pro-abortion endorsement

    Endorsements by pro-abortion activists keep rolling in for Al Gross and Alyse Galvin who are running for U.S. Senate and U.S. House...

    Alaska Right to Life urges voters to remove Supreme Court Justice Carney

    The director of Alaska Right to Life, Pat Martin, has joined a growing chorus of Alaskans who are calling on voters to...

    News tips