Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Alaska lawmakers OK spending for extra current-year costs
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Legislature has passed a spending bill intended to cover some of the more pressing unexpected costs for the current budget year. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:53:46 -0400.
- Alaska Airlines pilot accused of raping coworker is grounded
Betty Pina (left), a first officer with Alaska Airlines, is suing the company after she claims pilot Paul Engelien (right) drugged her wine and raped her during an overnight stay in Minneapolis last June.
Daily Mail. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:47:56 +0000.
- Iditarod dog with signs of pneumonia dies
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska musher Katherine Keith has had dogs die in the last two Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Races, both of suspected problems ...
Daily Mail. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:25:20 +0000.
- 2 Missing Climbers Believed to Be Dead on Alaska Mountain
Climbing ropes that matched their gear were found in a crevasse
Yahoo. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:18:06 -0400.
- Alaska Airlines pilot sues airline, alleging that co-pilot drugged and raped her
The flight's captain allegedly invited her for drinks during an overnight stay.
ABC News. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 22:06:31 -0400.
- Alaska sled dogs make a run for it after ditching mushers
Woman was driving home last weekend in Fairbanks, Alaska, when she noticed something odd along the highway's shoulder
CBS News. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:23:33 +0000.
- An Alaska Airlines pilot is suing the airline alleging another pilot drugged and raped her (ALK)
Alaska Airlines pilot Betty Pina is suing the airline. The pilot also claims Alaska Airline's response to the incident was lacking. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:38:05 -0400.
- Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her
Betty Pina says her attacker is still a pilot for Alaska Airlines and she wants him fired.
Janine Puhak. Fox News. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:53:00 GMT.
- Norwegian Musher Wins Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Alaska
Joar Ulsom of Norway won the world's most famous sled dog race Wednesday after a grueling dash across Alaska's rough terrain, but he earned tens of thousands of dollars less than last year's top musher at the struggling Iditarod. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:17:22 -0400.
- Alaska House leaders eye constitutional measure for dividend
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska House leaders plan to pursue a proposal to constitutionally protect the annual check Alaskans receive from the state's oil-wealth fund. It likely won't be a full dividend. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:18:31 -0500.
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.
The News - News and Commentary about Events in Alaska