Blogging on the Galactic News & Current Affairs

Welcome to Galactic News Watch

We cover the news all across the galaxy of the Star Wars Roleplay Community in Second Life.

The news is not planned with time or a place! It happens unexpectedly!

Candidate Chairman of the Galactic Federation of Free Republics Mediator Downz

I met with Mediator Downz, after he agreed to an interview, about his run for Chairman of the Galactic Federation of Free Republics.   When I asked him what his platform was, what he most hoped to achieve, if he is elected Chairman, his response was: Continue reading

Xaraec declared elected as the Governor of New Alderaan

In breaking news, Aldera Council Member Xaraec, has been officially declared elected as the Governor of New Alderaan. As Xaraec stood unopposed the result is not surprising in the least, however the timing of the announcement does raise a few eyebrows as this comes on the eve of the Federation Chairman Elections. Continue reading

Election fever heats up but the Chairman candidates debate is a damp squib

While the Member worlds of the Galactic Federation of Free Republics are buzzing with the excitement and tension surrounding the elections for their Federation Chairman the candidates debate at Yavin IV turned out to be a damp squib with the only excitement resulting when the meeting was disrupted by an argument between the Nightsisters and the Kalway Order Jedi over a wounded Amaran Nightbrother in the temple. Continue reading

The ARK has been raised and transported to Nar Shadda

The Galactic News Watch Team recently met with Director Steel of the 13th Legion to get her update on the status of the ARK and the Isotope – 5 cargo.  According to Director Steele “…it was touch and go honestly the ship felt like it would blows apart. Then the Hannibal had to help slow the ship for docking using its tractor beam…” Continue reading

Onderon Ball

Undeterred by the recent bombings the Onderon Life Day ball more than lived up to expectations resulting in a resplendent and lavishly decorated affair that spared no expense. The stunning outfits matched the wonderful food and drink on offer, however the excellent music didn’t get people dancing until three hours had passed, the intended length of the ball. Continue reading