Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Arkansas man kills himself after refusing voluntary DNA sample in cold case murder investigation
Steve Branch, 66, was on Monday confirmed as the man who raped and murdered 17-year-old Jessica Baggen in Sitka, Alaska, in May 1996.
Daily Mail. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 22:17:10 GMT.
- Sarah Palin offers Kamala Harris 6-point survival plan
Sen. Kamala Harris quickly picked up at least one major Republican adviser — Sarah Palin. The former Alaska governor and the GOP's 2008 vice presidential pick gave Ms. ...
Victor Morton. Washington Times. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:45:03 -0400.
- Sarah Palin offers Harris advice: 'Don't get muzzled'
Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, offered Sen. Kamala Harris some advice Tuesday following the news that the California Democrat has been tapped to be Joe Biden's running ...
Tal Axelrod. The Hill. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 22:21:48 +0000.
- Crew member on Alaska ferry tests positive for coronavirus
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A crew member on an Alaska state ferry tested positive for the coronavirus, which caused a cancellation of the service in Southeast Alaska. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 05:54:04 -0400.
- Alaska Airlines offering travelers buy 1, get 1 free deal this weekend
Are you looking (and feeling safe) to travel? Alaska Airlines is offering a deal this weekend only that essentially gives travelers an entire row to themselves.
Kgo. ABC News. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 01:54:42 +0000.
- Alaska Airlines Launches Buy One Get One Free Fare Sale
New airfare promotions are hitting the airwaves this summer as airlines aim to boost passenger volumes and recover quickly from the coronavirus pandemic.
By Grant Martin, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 08 Aug 2020 17:02:29 -0400.
- Another Rocky Cruise: First Alaskan Line To Resume Sailing Already Cut Short By Covid-19
UnCruise Adventures is the latest in a series of cruises to be impacted by the coronavirus after resuming operations.
By Alison Durkee, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:56:44 -0400.
- Bear walks into mobile home, scares family with ten kids, attacks dad
An Alaskan family was terrorized Friday night by a black bear that followed the dad and his friend into a home before attacking them, according to a report.
Bradford Betz. Fox News. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 22:22:09 GMT.
- Alaska Airlines to adopt stricter face mask policy
Effective Friday, all Alaska Airlines passengers ages 2 and older must wear a mask or face covering over their nose and mouth while in the airport and onboard.
Christina O'connor. American City Business Journals. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:28:54 +0000.
- Passenger on Alaska cruise tests positive for COVID-19, prompting quarantine, canceled sailings
Passengers are quarantining on the ship until Alaska "deems it safe for them to return home" after one passenger tested positive for COVID-19.
Yahoo. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:52:22 -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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