- EPA Stifles Alaska’s Pebble Copper Mine
Obama’s EPA shoots down a mine proposal that doesn’t even exist yet.
U. S. News & World Report. Fri, 03 May 2013 17:15:00 -0400.
- Phisher pupils hack class computers
A group of children in Alaska took over their classroom computers after phishing account details from teachers.
BBC News. Fri, 03 May 2013 10:54:56 GMT.
- Tea Party Group Drafting Sarah Palin to Run for Alaska Senate
The Tea Party Leadership Fund says Palin supporters are “desperate” for Palin to make a comeback.
U. S. News & World Report. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:28:00 -0400.
- Miller Energy Resources Files for $16.8 Million in Tax Credits in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, AK--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2013) - Miller Energy Resources, Inc. ...
Marketwire. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 08:00:00 EDT.
- VIDEO: New home for orphaned polar bear
A tiny polar bear has found a new temporary home at a zoo in Anchorage, Alaska, after its mother was shot by a hunter who did not realise she had a cub.
BBC News. Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:57:38 GMT.
- FBI Warns of Alaska Emailing Hitmen
Where is Sgt. Preston, Rex, and King when we need them?
By Bill Singer. Forbes. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:14:40 GMT.
- Shell Oil Axes Exec For Alaska Drilling Fiasco. Will More Heads Roll?
David Lawrence, the executive vice president directly responsible for Alaskan operations has left the company. A Shell spokesman says that "Mr. ...
By Christopher Helman. Forbes. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:20:36 GMT.
- US Cancels Part of Missile Defense System
The Obama administration recently announced plans to deploy ballistic-missile defenses in the state of Alaska. At the same time, though, it canceled a key component of its European-based missile-defense system. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:18:22 -0400.
- Russia's Rosneft Signs Lucrative Deal With ExxonMobil
The agreement, signed on February 13, gives ExxonMobil access to seven Arctic fields in return for Rosneft's possible share in an energy project in Alaska.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:50:03 +0000.
- B.C. tsunami warning cancelled after Alaska quake
A powerful earthquake sparked a brief tsunami warning along lengthy stretch of B.C. coastlines early Saturday, but no damaging waves were generated and the warning was soon cancelled.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:45:34 EST.
- Locked Out Players Head to Alaska
The National Hockey League's labor dispute has provided an unexpected windfall for Alaska's minor league.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 01:55:58 GMT.
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- Arctic Drilling by Shell Expected to Begin This Year
Shell is confident it will get final approval from regulators to begin drilling for oil off the Alaskan coast this year, despite embarrassing delays and equipment problems.
By Clifford Krauss. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 18 Aug 2012 04:27:27 GMT.
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In 2008, the estimated population of Alaska was 686,293, whereas
in 2006, the population of Alaska was about 676,301.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Alaska's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Alaska
web page. For maps of Alaska,
visit this Alaska Map
The photograph at right shows the state capitol building
in Juneau, Alaska.
Alaska newspaper publishers are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
Alaska library names, descriptions, and
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More information about Alaska
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