Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Hero Grizzly saves mother and cub from a charging 'Bully' bear during feeding time on whale carcass
Brad Josephs, a bear guide in Katmai National Park, Alaska, shared video footage of a mother Grizzly and cub rescued from a hard-charging, massive 'Bully' bear by another large male.
Daily Mail. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:25:35 GMT.
- Alaska House elects a Speaker after more than a month of gridlock
The Alaska House of Representatives elected a speaker after more than a month of gridlock that left Juneau unable to begin action on a new governor's agenda.
Reid Wilson. The Hill. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:26:04 +0000.
- Calista Corp. shareholders protest western Alaska gold mine
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) - More than 130 shareholders of Calista Corp. are protesting a massive open-pit gold mine proposed in western Alaska. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:14:01 -0500.
- Valentine's Day Deals From Norwegian, Emirates, Alaska And Amtrak
It's Valentine's Day, and these sweet deals from Norwegian, Emirates, Alaska and Amtrak may warm up the coldest heart.
By Michael Goldstein, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:34:00 -0500.
- Atmospheric River, record snow: Extreme weather slams West Coast
The extreme weather is due to a powerful Pacific Ocean jet stream pattern: Part of the polar jet stream is angled straight south along the U.S. West Coast from Alaska
CBS News. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:50:36 +0000.
- Alaska Air's (ALK) Traffic & Load Factor Increase in January
Alaska Air Group's (ALK) impressive traffic numbers for January can be attributed to strong demand for air travel.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:03:00 GMT.
- A winter's tale for Alaska's Shakespeare fans
Reading Shakespeare plays around the clock is one way to make Alaska's long and dark winters fly past.
BBC News. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:59:51 GMT.
- Study: No leaking radiation from Alaska island nuclear site
Officials say the latest round of testing on Alaska's Amchitka Island found no radioactive material has leaked from locations where the federal government conducted underground nuclear tests there decades ago
ABC News. Tue, 12 Feb 2019 22:25:14 -0500.
- Lawmakers Unveil Bill to Ban Alaska Wildlife Refuge Drilling
Legislation to ban oil and natural gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was unveiled by two Democratic lawmakers and one GOP House member, according to The Hill.
Newsmax. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:27:41 EDT.
- 'A dream come true' for Brent Sass, winner of 2019 Yukon Quest sled dog race
Alaskan musher Brent Sass crossed the finish line in Fairbanks, Alaska, early Monday afternoon. It's his second time winning the 1,600-kilometre race.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:22:18 EST.
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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