Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- San Jose International's growth rate is climbing again
Alaska and Southwest airlines continue to lead growth at San Jose.
Jody Meacham. American City Business Journals. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:03:28 +0000.
- Scientists warn climate change may be driving gray whale deaths after SEVEN wash ashore in Alaska
Overall, the levels may eclipse a previous mortality event documented by the NOAA in 2000 when 96 gray whales were recorded. There are currently 91 American strandings.
Daily Mail. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 03:14:05 GMT.
- Sneak peek: Alaska Airlines opens flagship lounge at Sea-Tac Airport (PHOTOS)
It's all about the views and Pacific Northwest brews inside Alaska Airlines' new rooftop lounge at Sea-Tac Airport.
Andrew Mcintosh. American City Business Journals. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:23:46 +0000.
- Alaska communities debate proposed location of LNG project
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska community has criticized the process used to select the terminus of the proposed $43 billion Alaska LNG Project. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:20:00 -0400.
- Air Quality Plummets as Wildfire Smoke Hits Alaska's Most Populous Cities
Fine particulate matter carried by smoke into the Fairbanks North Star Borough over the past two weeks has been measured at concentrations as high as more than double the minimum level deemed hazardous to human health.
Voice of America. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 23:51:07 -0400.
- Temperatures on the rise in Alaska
In a speech on Monday, Donald Trump praised his administration's record on the environment, but made no mention of climate change. ...
CBS News. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:04:33 +0000.
- Anchorage hits 90 degrees as record-breaking heatwave hits Alaska
America's coldest state was one of the hottest on the Fourth of July and scientists are sounding the alarm. Anchorage, Alaska, hit a record 90 degrees on the holiday. ...
CBS News. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 08:26:09 -0400.
- Mike Gravel to end 2020 presidential campaign, donate remaining funds to charity
Presidential candidate Mike Gravel, a former Democratic senator from Alaska, plans to abandon his White House campaign and donate its remaining funds to charity, his office announced Friday. ...
Andrew Blake. Washington Times. Sat, 06 Jul 2019 14:50:43 -0400.
- Alaska heatwave: Anchorage hits record temperature
Several places in southern Alaska are experiencing record temperatures, including its largest city.
BBC News. Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:59:43 GMT.
- Alaskans Put Away Jackets, Get Out Sunscreen Amid Heatwave
Alaska's largest city and two other state locations reached record high temperatures on Independence Day.
Voice of America. Fri, 05 Jul 2019 20:59:53 -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
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Alaska
can be found here.
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