Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Sarah Palin's son, accused of assaulting dad, looks to bar media from court proceedings
The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year at the family home in Alaska.
Bradford Betz. Fox News. Sat, 26 May 2018 03:45:00 GMT.
- Palin's son seeks to bar media in assault proceedings
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court ...
Daily Mail. Sat, 26 May 2018 02:10:55 +0100.
- Judge orders higher-calorie meals for Alaska Muslim inmates
A U.S. judge has ordered Alaska corrections officials to provide Muslim inmates with nutritionally sufficient, pork-free meals when they break their Ramadan fasts at night
ABC News. Fri, 25 May 2018 15:40:14 -0400.
- Judge set to order proper meals for Muslim inmates in Alaska
A U.S. judge says he plans to issue an order by Friday requiring that an Alaska jail provide suitable meals to Muslim inmates as they break their daily fasts during Ramadan.
Becky Bohrer. Fox News. Fri, 25 May 2018 00:58:55 GMT.
- Alaska judge plans to order proper meals for Muslim inmates
A federal judge says he plans to issue by Friday an order requiring that an Alaska jail provide suitable meals to Muslim inmates as their break their daily fasts during Ramadan
ABC News. Thu, 24 May 2018 18:40:47 -0400.
- Esteban Santiago Pleads Guilty to Florida Airport Shooting, Gets Life
Esteban Santiago of Alaska pleaded guilty Wednesday and got a life prison sentence for a Florida airport shooting that killed five people and wounded six, blaming his rampage on severe mental illness a psychologist said is now under control.
Newsmax. Wed, 23 May 2018 15:06:06 EDT.
- Florida airport shooter gets life sentence after pleading guilty to killing 5
An Alaska man pleaded guilty Wednesday in exchange for a life sentence in the Florida airport shooting that killed five people and wounded six.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 23 May 2018 12:24:30 EDT.
- US seeks to lift ban on luring bears with doughnuts in Alaska
Hunters may soon be allowed to lure bears with doughnuts and bacon, and shoot hibernating cubs.
BBC News. Wed, 23 May 2018 08:31:19 GMT.
- US to lift ban on baiting bears with doughnuts in Alaska
Alaskan hunters may soon be allowed to bait bears with doughnuts and bacon and shoot hibernating cubs.
BBC News. Tue, 22 May 2018 23:40:20 GMT.
- Russia's 1st sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives in the Arctic
The plant will provide electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 22 May 2018 14:46:15 EDT.
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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