Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Alaska judge gives man charged with sexual assault zero jail time
Justin Schneider pleaded guilty to felony assault but was only sentenced to two years in jail, with one of those years were suspended and the other is counted as served from the year he spent at home on an ankle monitor pending trial. ...
CBS News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 03:25:28 +0000.
- Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl's slaying
An Alaska man tied to the disappearance of a 10-year-old girl who was later found dead was charged Monday with her slaying.
Rachel D'oro. Fox News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:05:08 GMT.
- Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl's...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska man has been charged with killing a 10-year-old girl who went missing for more than a week before her body was found ...
Daily Mail. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:50:47 +0100.
- Alaska Airlines will make long flights more bearable with VR movies - CNET
The airline teamed up with SkyLights, maker of the Allosky VR headset.
Gordon Gottsegen. CNET. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 20:11:41 +0000.
- School superintendent resigns over racist comment about NFL quarterback
Lynn Redden was superintendent for the Onalaska Independent School District.
ABC News. Sun, 23 Sep 2018 02:56:40 -0400.
- State defends no-jail sentence in Anchorage assault case
The Alaska Department of Law stood by a judge's sentence that calls for no jail time for an Anchorage man who authorities say offered a woman a ride and choked her until she was unconscious.
Fox News. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:24:51 GMT.
- The Alaskan Arctic in autumn: Last gasps of color and light before the dark of winter
It's fall in the northwest corner of Alaska's Arctic, and the land is exploding in a riot of activity, color, cold air and sunshine - the natural world's last shout before the arrival of dark and ice.
Zachariah Hughes. Los Angeles Times. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 03:00:00 PDT.
- Alaska man found with missing girl's cellphone charged with her death
An Alaska man found with the cellphone of a missing 10-year-old girl was charged Monday in connection with her death after GPS coordinates of where the phone had travelled led authorities to the girl's body.Peter Wilson, 41, ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:37:59 +1200.
- Onalaska ISD superintendent apologizes for posting 'you can't count on a black quarterback'
Onalaska ISD Superintendent Lynn Redden said he thought he was sending the message privately instead of posting it as a comment on the Chron.com Facebook page.
Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle. Houston Chronicle. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:35:58 UTC.
- Permanent closure of Alaskan Way Viaduct delayed until January
The new timeline, announced Monday, stretches the $2.2 billion megaproject a full three years beyond the original schedule. Several reasons are behind this delay.
Mike Lindblom. Seattle Times. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:45:00 -0700.
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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