Former President Donald Trump issued an endorsement of Kelly Tshibaka in her quest to unseat Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the 2022 midterm elections. It is Trump’s first formal endorsement of a challenger to an incumbent Republican senator. “Lisa
Just days before he leaves office, President Donald Trump took time to officially proclaim Jan. 22 as National Sanctity of Human Life Day. It is the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade which legalized abortion across the nation.
Editor’s note: The following letter was submitted to the Watchman in response to a Jan. 12 statement by 12 Anchorage pastors which condemned the Jan. 6 violence in at the U.S. Capitol building and also blamed President Trump for inciting the crimes. The
Editor’s note: The following statement from Pastor Tim Davis, of Chapel by the Sea, was submitted in response to a Jan. 14 Watchman article about a statement that was signed by 12 Anchorage pastors (Pastor Davis included). The pastors’ original
Twelve Anchorage-based religious leaders issued a joint statement condemning what they called “unthinkable mutiny” at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6. The Jan. 12 statement begins by affirming the “right to assemble and peacefully
The longest current member of the U.S. House of Representatives voted against impeaching President Trump on Jan. 13. Rep. Don Young joined most of his fellow Republicans in refusing to hastily remove their president. The vote came one week after a small
President Donald Trump has just released a one minute video asking protesters in D.C. to peacefully disband and head home. His comments come after the U.S. Capital building was overrun by protesters which caused Congress the halt the process of certifying
Gov. Mike Dunleavy and U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan have not jumped on the media bandwagon of prematurely coronating Joe Biden as “president elect.” Dunleavy released a statement praising President Trump and vowing to support the effort to ensure that the
With the electoral college votes of five key states still unknown and the presidential winner still undecided, there is a scenario in which Alaska’s three electoral votes could determine whether President Trump or Joe Biden wins the White House. As of
In his 1961 farewell address, President Dwight D. Eisenhower cautioned the nation about the rising influence of what he called, “the military industrial complex.” He knew from experience, in both the military and politics, the dangers a powerful military
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