Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Art Thrives Among Hunters, Fishers in Northernmost Alaska
The small town of Utqiagvik, Alaska, is the northernmost town in the United States. Entertainment is scarce and so is the list of jobs. A lot of locals still hunt and fish, and there is room for art here as well. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 18 Nov 2018 03:39:00 -0500.
- Prince Harry's special forces soldier friend 'cheated' on world record
Prince Harry's special forces soldier Dean Stott who completed a 14,000-mile journey from Argentina to Alaska in 99 day now faces claims that he cheated.
Daily Mail. Sun, 18 Nov 2018 01:44:42 GMT.
- Alaska's governor-elect to be sworn in above Arctic Circle
Alaska's newly elected governor will be sworn in above the Arctic Circle, marking a first for the state
ABC News. Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:55:38 -0500.
- Groups protest plans for possible lease sale in Beaufort
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal regulators are preparing an environmental review for a possible offshore lease sale in Alaska's Beaufort Sea and environmental groups are calling foul. ...
Dan Joling. Washington Times. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:10:34 -0500.
- Interior moves ahead on Arctic lease sale
The Department of Interior is readying to study the impacts of offshore oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic coastline ahead of a lease sale next year.
James Osborne. Houston Chronicle. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:29:40 UTC.
- Study finds healthy group of polar bears in sea near Alaska
A study of polar bears in the Chukchi Sea between Alaska and Russia finds that the population is healthy for now despite a loss of sea ice due to climate change
ABC News. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:43:43 -0500.
- Another southbound Alaskan Way Viaduct closure this weekend
The Alaskan Way Viaduct will close southbound this weekend, as contractors continue to build concrete ramps for the future Highway 99 tunnel’s Sodo interchange. The shutdown is scheduled from 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. ...
Mike Lindblom. Seattle Times. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:53:43 -0800.
- Princess adds more round-trip cruises from Los Angeles to Alaska
Sail north to Alaska without having to fly first on a new series of round-trip cruises from the Port of Los Angeles. ...
Rosemary Mcclure. Los Angeles Times. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 04:00:00 PST.
- Dunleavy taps Feige to be Alaska Natural Resources head
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday named a former director of Alaska's Division of Oil and Gas to be his Natural Resources commissioner. ...
Becky Bohrer. Washington Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:10:07 -0500.
- The Latest: Native women's safety measure clears committee
The Latest on call to address the problem of missing and murdered Native American and Alaska Native women and girls (all times local):
News 9. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:40:00 EST.
Alaska Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Alaska as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||741,894||0.57|
|July 1, 2015||737,709||0.14|
|July 1, 2014||736,705||-0.02|
|July 1, 2013||736,879||0.79|
|July 1, 2012||731,089||1.16|
|July 1, 2011||722,713||1.22|
|July 1, 2010||714,031|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Alaska was 710,231.
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 above shows the state capitol building
in Juneau, Alaska.
Alaska newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Alaska
can be found here.
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