It turns out not many Juneau residents are interested in trying to decipher whether unconscious racism secretly taints various proposed ordinances or policies in Alaska’s capital city. On Dec. 15, the Juneau Assembly was expected to name someone to sit on
Far left candidates have dominated Juneau’s Oct. 5 election. Early returns show them easily beating out pro-life challengers and most other candidates who did not explicitly state whole-hearted support for abortion. As of Friday, Oct. 11, 6,382 ballots have
The Alaska Watchman sent some hard-hitting questions to all candidates running for local office in Juneau. Our intent is to give voters a clear sense of who the socially and fiscally conservative candidates are, especially in regard to some of the most
The Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition (JPCC) has issued its list of the most radical pro-abortion candidates running for assembly, mayor and school board. In an effort to expand extreme pro-abortion policies, the JPCC publishes a voter guide prior to all municipal
Juneau residents are invited to express their views regarding the Assembly’s plan to spend $700,000 to fund a vote-by-mail facility. Public comments will be heard on Monday, Aug. 23, during the regular Assembly meeting, staring at 7 p.m. In May of 2020,
Juneau’s borough assembly and school board have long been in firm control of left-leaning politicians. That could begin to change, however, if solid conservatives mount campaigns for upcoming mayoral, assembly and school board seats this fall. Earlier this
The Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to change its elections code by removing the requirement that mail-in ballots include a witness verification signature to ensure the legal identity of absentee voters. No one from the public testified on the measure
As Alaska’s State Capital prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the City and Borough of Juneau has issued a “reminder” that anyone who has declined the experimental COVID shot must wear a face mask at public Fourth of July festivities. This includes
Juneau is looking for people who think they have a knack for spotting and rooting out racism and perceived inequalities, no matter how subtle they may appear to be. The borough is now in the process of recruiting social justice activists to serve three year
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
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