Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- House speaker doesn't see movement toward budget compromise
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The speaker of the Alaska House said Friday that Gov. Mike Dunleavy is sending mixed messages on his willingness to work with lawmakers on a budget package. ...
Becky Bohrer. Washington Times. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:24:05 -0400.
- Stunning photos reveal America's incredible contrasting landscapes
These images, put together by MailOnline Travel, show the jaw-dropping diversity of the country, from Hawaii to New York via Alaska and the Great Plains.
Daily Mail. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:55:56 GMT.
- As Twitter fans help Mike Gravel, pondering 2020 run, his controversial past causing commotion
Two days after fans eager to push the Democrats further to the left started boosting the Twitter cred of Democratic former Sen. Mike Gravel of Alaska, 88, considering a run for president, his controversial past is leaping to the fore.
Frank Miles. Fox News. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:24:05 GMT.
- 4 ways to fight climate change and also protect states that depend on fossil fuel jobs
We can't ask these communities to trade one crisis for another. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Joe Manchin of West Virginia can show us the way forward.
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:00:10 -0400.
- Mike Gravel ponders presidential run as Twitter fans help him try to go viral
Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Mike Gravel of Alaska, 88, is considering a run for president -- and some fans say they're doing what they can to boost his Twitter cred.
Frank Miles. Fox News. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:26:41 GMT.
- Overlooked No More: Elizabeth Peratrovich, Rights Advocate for Alaskan Natives
Peratrovich and her husband rallied Natives to ensure the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act, the first anti-discrimination law in the United States.
New York Times. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:47:06 GMT.
- Scientists make surprising discoveries about salmon on Gulf of Alaska expedition
An international team of researchers collected thousands of samples and pioneered a new DNA testing method to learn more about salmon survival in the North Pacific in the first comprehensive study in the region in decades.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:41:30 EDT.
- Burger King launches coffee subscription service to customers for $5 per month
The subscription service will be offered across the United States except in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
Yahoo. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:58:11 -0400.
- Homer lawmaker apologizes for response to student letters
HOMER, Alaska (AP) - A Kenai Peninsula legislator has apologized for her video reply to high school students who sent messages protesting proposed cuts to proposed school funding. Freshman Rep. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 16 Mar 2019 20:05:24 -0400.
- Rig count dips slightly: North Dakota rises, Oklahoma falls
The number of rigs drilling for oil and gas dipped by just one from last week as North Dakota and Alaska saw the biggest gains, while Oklahoma fell by the most.
Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle. Houston Chronicle. Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:46:44 UTC.
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
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