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    Stop forcing Alaska’s student athletes into taking invasive COVID tests

    It is with no small amount of concern and anger that I recently discovered the Mat-Su School District, in accord with Alaska School Activities...

    Athletic board bans Alaska students from competition unless they submit to weekly COVID tests

    High school soccer players and wrestlers are now compelled to take mandatory COVID tests each week in order to play high school sports. The...

    Private homeschool convention seeks to equip and empower Alaska parents

    The annual Alaska Statewide Homeschool Convention is back. Hosted by Alaska Private and Home Educators Association (APHEA), the event is the largest gathering of...

    Socialize Deliberately

    Alaskans are known for sucking the marrow out of summer. Camping, fishing, hiking, bonfires, cookouts all kick into high gear from May to mid-September. This...

    OPINION: Anchorage parent urges school board to reject critical race theory in classrooms

    After listening to hours of work sessions, board meetings and both townhalls hosted by the Anchorage School District last month, I do not support...

    Murkowski votes to confirm transgender HHS nominee who backs cross-sex hormones for kids

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of just two Republicans who joined every single Democrat in voting on March 24 to confirm transgender man, Rachel...

    Public hearings set on plan to inject radical racial-justice philosophy in Anchorage schools

    Before implementing progressive critical race theory policies across the entire Anchorage School District, the Anchorage School board will to hear from the public on...

    Planned Parenthood urges Anchorage to elect pro-abortion school board that backs radical LGBT/sex-ed agenda

    Planned Parenthood has a vested interest in making sure the Anchorage School Board is stacked with pro-abortion members who back radical sex education and...

    Anchorage School Board candidates’ views on parent rights, curriculum debates, low test scores, sex-ed, gender ID

    Anchorage education is in crisis. Test scores are dismal, many students are struggling with school closures and virtual classrooms, and radical social ideologies are...

    Conference will train AK librarians to advance radical identity politics

    If the topics and speakers for the upcoming Alaska Library Association Conference are any indication, local librarians are being strategically trained and recruited to...

    Anchorage libraries continue rapid transformation into bastions of leftist ideology

    Libraries across Anchorage will continue their rapid transformation as local epicenters against so-called systemic racism, white privilege and social inequity. They will also expand...

    Seward library joins move to push transgender literature

    The Seward Public Library has joined what has become a nationwide effort among community libraries to promote books normalizing transgenderism and LGBTQ identities in...

    Who could be against school choice in Alaska?

    Alaskans love choice and have lots to celebrate with the many publicly funded schooling options available for our children. We can choose standard public...
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    1.21 > Murkowski and the E.R.A.

    Introduced in 1972, the Equal Rights Amendment (or ERA) required 38 states to ratify it before 1979. Only 35 states agreed before the deadline...

    Mat-Su School Board set to vote on policy clarifying parental rights in education

    A proposed policy update by the Mat-Su School Board would make it abundantly clear that parents have ultimate authority over the education of their...

    Marriage is the first cell of society, and it’s dying

    One of our top priorities at the Watchman is to defend the traditional pillars of a healthy society. These have long-been understood as faith,...

    Inhuman hospital COVID protocols lack compassion for our dying

    Editor’s note: The following message was originally posted on Facebook by Elizabeth Welsh, one of the organizers of the Open Alaska group which advocates...

    2020 exposed a festering disease in America

    This past winter the world began to change before our very eyes as the specter of an unknown global pandemic struck fear into the...

    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...

    AK Native women say Justice Carney’s rulings put children at risk

    Editor’s note: This letter is signed by Alaska Native women from all over the state who believe Alaska Supreme Court Justice Susan Carney's ruling...

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