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    Watchman endorses conservatives for Fairbanks School Board elections

    This is it Fairbanks! You already pleaded with your school board members to reject the introduction of highly controversial...

    Wasilla mayoral candidates weigh in on hot-button social issues

    On Oct. 6, three candidates are vying to become the next mayor of Wasilla – Stu Graham, Glenda Ledford and Doug Holler.

    ‘Progressive’ Palmer City Council candidate complains of ‘divisive’ conservatives

    Sabrena Combs, a self-described “progressive” running for re-election on the Palmer City Council, is frustrated by her conservative colleagues and hopes the...

    Alaska’s Planned Parenthood attacks Supreme Court nominee’s faith

    The state director of Planned Parenthood in Alaska has resorted to criticizing the religious faith of President Trump’s nominee for the U.S....

    Palmer City Council candidate Linda Combs reflects on key social issues

    Editor’s note: We sent survey questions to all three candidates running for two seats on the Palmer City Council. Every candidate (including...

    Rolling rally for Trump on Saturday, from Anchorage to Big Lake

    On Sept. 26, Alaskans will hold a rally and rolling parade through the streets of Anchorage in support of President Donald Trump.

    Alaska’s acting AG comments on limits of state power during an emergency

    The State of Alaska has expansive powers to enact laws during a state of emergency, but there are limits.

    Abortion activists urge Murkowski to withhold vote on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski is set to get an earful from pro-abortion activists in the coming weeks as Planned Parenthood attempts to persuade...

    Juneau scraps witness safeguard for mail-in vote

    Citing the possibility of death and illness from the spread of COVID-19, the Juneau Assembly voted to remove the witness verification requirement...

    Murkowski’s vote on a Trump Supreme Court nominee may not matter anyway

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski has waffled on whether she would confirm a U.S. Supreme Court nominee chosen by President Donald Trump before...

    Fairbanks School Board candidates divided on abortion, LGBT policies

    Fairbanks School Board candidates hold widely differing views when it comes to abortion, LGBT issues and parental rights. The Watchman sent a...

    Sullivan implores U.S. Senate to pass law protecting police from violent attackers

    AlaskaWatchman.com Last week, Sen. Dan Sullivan attempted to persuade his U.S. Senate colleagues to pass his Protect Our Heroes...

    Heated debate over regulating Mat-Su shooting ranges resumes Oct. 5

    The heated debate over whether to regulate outdoor shooting ranges in the Mat-Su resumes with a public hearing at the Oct. 5...

    Abortion is the paramount political issue

    “The future of Alaska is at stake!” “The future of America is at stake!” Liberals, conservatives,...

    Murkowski could hinder Trump’s chance to appoint pro-life replacement for Justice Ginsburg

    With the announcement of the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sept. 18, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski (R)...

    Alaska Independence Party to hold first statewide convention since 2010

    For the first time in a decade, the Alaskan Independence Party (AIP) will hold a statewide convention in an effort to revitalize...

    Governor reiterates: ‘I have no intention of mandating a vaccination for COVID’ in Alaska

    Governor Mike Dunleavy spent an extended amount of time during his Sept. 15 online town hall emphasizing that he does not plan...

    Ballot Measure 2 replaces fair elections with political trickery

    You’ve likely heard the saying that politicians are like diapers: they should be changed often, and for the same reason.

    Pro-Trump rallies scheduled in Palmer, Big Lake and Homer

    A group called Bikers for Trump is putting on three rallies this month in Southcentral Alaska. Each event features singers Kenny Lee...

    WATCH: Dancing protesters cut loose outside Anchorage Assembly chambers

    Who said conservatives couldn’t cut a rug? The twice monthly Anchorage Assembly meetings are turning into quite the party these days. From...

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