Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Alaska GOP cancels 2020 presidential primary
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Republican Party has canceled holding a presidential primary in 2020. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 22 Sep 2019 06:41:37 -0400.
- Last section of Alaskan Way Viaduct along waterfront could come down by this weekend
The last remaining section of the Alaskan Way Viaduct at Marion Street could be taken down as early as this weekend.
Ryan Blethen. Seattle Times. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:02:57 -0700.
- Phoenix firm looks to buy Alaska insurer as it expands nationwide
With the Alaska National acquisition, the Phoenix insurance company would have an asset base nearing $5 billion.
Angela Gonzales. American City Business Journals. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 21:33:43 +0000.
- British Columbia, Alaska officials fail to reach ferry deal
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - A British Columbia mayor and Alaska's top transportation official have been unable to reach an agreement over a firearms regulation that could end ferry service. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:06:58 -0400.
- Airline Stock Roundup: U.S. Airfares Continue to Rise, JBLU, CPA, LTM in Focus
The increase in August passenger traffic at the likes of Alaska Air (ALK) and JetBlue (JBLU) highlight the strong demand for air travel.
Maharathi Basu. Zacks. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:42:00 GMT.
- Alaska Air Group (ALK) Reports Impressive August Traffic
Alaska Air Group's (ALK) August load factor improves on the back of traffic growth surpassing capacity expansion.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:39:00 GMT.
- Alaska Villages Run Dry And Residents Worry About A 'Future Of No Water'
The remote community of Nanwalek on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is accessible only by boat or seaplane. Now, it's running out of water because of a lack of rainfall and low snowpack.
Renee Gross. NPR. Sat, 14 Sep 2019 07:59:00 -0400.
- Hundreds of seals off Alaska's northwest coast have died from mystery cause
Nearly 300 ringed, bearded and spotted seals have washed up dead in Alaska since June 1, 2018, according to the fisheries arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Daily Mail. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:18:26 +0100.
- Street closures will tangle Seattle waterfront traffic for up to 10 days (Photos)
The closure of Dearborn Street will allow crews to remove some of the last pieces of the Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Marc Stiles. American City Business Journals. Wed, 11 Sep 2019 21:53:04 +0000.
- Sarah Palin's husband 'files for divorce'
The ex-Alaska governor and her husband found it "impossible to live together", court documents show.
BBC News. Tue, 10 Sep 2019 19:38:24 GMT.
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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