Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- UNITE HERE Applauds Anchorage’s Action to Protect Tourism Industry from Mold
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - UNITE HERE reminds hotels that an Anchorage ordinance takes effect today classifying hotel rooms with significant visible mold as a public nuisance.
Business Wire. Thu, 9 Nov 2017 21:44:00 UTC.
- Lynx kittens turn Alaska photographer's deck 'into a romper room'
During an hour-long encounter, a lynx and her seven kittens turned Tim Newton's deck in the outskirts of Anchorage, Alaska, into a playroom.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 1 Oct 2017 10:00:00 EDT.
- Alaska bride surprised by her late son's heart recipient
Becky Turney said the meeting was the best gift and thanked Jacob Kilby for caring for her son's heart.
BBC News. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 20:50:53 GMT.
- US successfully tests Thaad anti-missile system in Pacific
The Thaad system shoots down a simulated, intermediate-range missile between Hawaii and Alaska.
BBC News. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:41:27 GMT.
- Scientists baffled by strange sea creatures near Alaska
Strange sea creatures that resemble large pink thimbles are showing up on the coast of southeast Alaska for the first time after making their way north along the West Coast for the last few years
Yahoo. Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:12:46 -0400.
- Glacier National Park May Need To Be Renamed: Will Soon Have No Glaciers
It is all but inevitable that the United States, apart from Alaska, will soon be missing the glaciers that have dotted our country for thousands of years. ...
By Trevor Nace, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 17 May 2017 14:28:00 -0400.
- Alaska Airlines Now Allows Loyalty Program Members To Put Elite Status On Hold After Having Kids
A new program from Alaska Airlines allows parents to put airline elite status on hold for a year.
By Grant Martin, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 14 May 2017 14:51:00 -0400.
- Canada-Russia-U.S. tensions could overshadow Arctic Council meeting
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will sit down with her U.S. and Russian counterparts Thursday at the Arctic Council Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 10 May 2017 19:12:19 EDT.
- Russian Bombers Flew Near Alaska, Canada, Prompting NORAD Response
Russian warplanes last week flew near Alaska and Canada several times, prompting North American air defense forces to scramble jets for the first time in more than two years, the Pentagon said on April 24.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:31:32 +0000.
- US Intercepts Two Russian Bombers Off Alaska's Coast
The U.S. military says it intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska's coast. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:32:44 -0400.
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
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More information about Alaska
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