The long awaited COVID vaccine may have arrived in Alaska, but state and local officials are saying that everyone should continue masking their face indefinitely. The Juneau Assembly has extended its mask mandate until June 2021. “While the COVID-19 vaccine
When it comes to bringing humanity together for worship, celebration, parties, feasting and shopping, nothing compares to Christmas. It is the absolute antithesis to emergency order lockdowns and restrictions which Anchorage’s acting mayor Austin
Ketchikan Borough Mayor Rodney Dial is urging the Assembly to support his resolution calling on businesses to “refrain from discriminating against any individual by denying that person access to goods of services based upon their COVID-19 vaccination
Editor’s note: This is part one of a three part series on the history of secession in the United States. Read part two here. “The Declaration of Independence is the birth certificate of the United States.” Heard that before? Well, it’s wrong. It’s
While the majority of Alaskans appear to mask up when out on the town, a new Gallup study has found that Americans in general are far less inclined to cover their faces when gathering with friends and family in private settings. This holds true for Democrats,
With growing speculation that a COVID-19 vaccine may soon be a condition for flying on major airlines, a petition is now circulating online to tell Alaska Airlines to oppose a vaccine requirement. The petition on Change.org supports individuals right to
This past winter the world began to change before our very eyes as the specter of an unknown global pandemic struck fear into the hearts of men. Lockdowns and closures – unthinkable in modern America – reshaped our lives overnight. Whole sectors of
One of the most prominent churches in Anchorage is going big this holiday season with its annual community Christmas celebration. Dec. 11-13, Anchorage Baptist Temple will be transformed into a “Christmas Spectacular,” equipped with horse drawn sleigh
A U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Nov. 25, heralds the dawn of a new era – the return of the rule of law. Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn vs. Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York is a case that involves what is often described as the first liberty
With much of Anchorage back in lockdown mode after the latest emergency order issued by Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson, area residents are planning to voice their opposition at the upcoming Anchorage Assembly meeting. A notice of the Dec. 8 protest is
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