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    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 the November...

    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 survey to...

    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 Act, saying that respect for law...

    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 Mat-Su Borough...

    Abortion is the paramount political issue

    “The future of Alaska is at stake!” “The future of America is at stake!” Liberals, conservatives, Republicans, Democrats, moderates, radicals, pastors, priests all say this. Every...

    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) has a...

    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 to force...

    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. All joking aside, if we...

    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 and Stephen...

    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 large protests...

    United we stand – Divided we fall: Race, ethnicity and minority in America

    In the past, many of my students at Alyeska Central School, the former state correspondence school based in Juneau, and my students at the...

    Alaska will ‘not allow’ mandatory COVID vaccines at state level

    While there have been calls in some states for a mandatory COVID vaccine if one is developed, Alaska will not be one of them. “There...

    Fairbanks schools set aside entire month to highlight LGBTQ status of historic figures

    In an effort to further normalize and promote the LGBTQ lifestyle and social agenda to impressionable Fairbanks area children, the Fairbanks School Board voted...

    Conservative Fairbanks School Board candidates to share vision with voters on Sept. 16

    Many parents and community members have been deeply upset by recent moves from the Fairbanks School Board to push radical LGBTQ books and curriculum...

    Fairbanks resumes push to radicalize schools with LGBT, anti-Christian courses

    Wouldn't it make sense that if parents objected to the pornography in the proposed Fairbanks North Star Borough School District curriculum that the objection...

    Berkowitz compares 9-11 response to those who follow his COVID mandates

    Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz used his Sept. 11 press briefing to compare those who are living under COVID-19 health mandates, to Americans who responded...

    ALERT: Here are Juneau’s most pro-abortion candidates for local office

    The Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition has issued its list of the most pro-abortion candidates running for local office. In an effort to strengthen pro-abortion laws and...

    Alaska workshops to equip future conservatives for political office

    In an effort to mobilize and train future conservative political candidates in Alaska, three workshops will occur in Palmer, Fairbanks and Soldotna next week. Hosted...

    Ketchikan Assembly dismisses religious freedom concerns, overrides mayor’s veto

    The Ketchikan Borough Assembly voted to override Mayor Rodney Dial’s veto of a resolution it passed on Aug. 17 which asks the Alaska Legislature...

    Liberal Democrats all in to raise funds for Al Gross

    Democrats are pulling out all stops in an effort to raise funds for Al Gross in his attempt to unseat Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan...

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