Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Alaska teacher put on leave after telling students George Floyd would still be alive if he complied
A Lathrop High School teacher identified only as 'Ms. Gardner' has been suspended after telling students in a Zoom meeting that George Floyd would still be alive if he complied with police.
Daily Mail. Fri, 07 May 2021 01:14:56 GMT.
- Marilyn Hueper, Nancy Pelosi laptop FBI raid subject, claims mistaken identity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A U.S. Capitol Police officer traveled thousands of miles to Homer, Alaska, for an FBI raid on a woman's home, looking for something stolen during the Jan. 6 insurrection and the person who took it. ...
Mark Thiessen and Michael Balsamo. Washington Times. Wed, 05 May 2021 18:01:12 -0400.
- Adam Kolton, 53, Dies; Led Fight to Protect Alaskan Refuge
Through his work with environmental groups, he tried to prevent the introduction of oil and gas drilling in sensitive lands.
Henry Fountain. New York Times. Tue, 04 May 2021 17:46:40 +0000.
- Increase in deadly bear attacks in Alaska
Wildlife officials in Alaska aren't sure what's causing an increase in bear attacks in their state. In the last week, four people have been attacked, including two deadly encounters on back-to-back days last weekend. ...
CBS News. Sun, 02 May 2021 16:32:11 -0400.
- An Alaska murder remained a cold case for 26 years. Then new crime scene DNA broke the case open
Living a quiet life and working as a nurse in Maine, 44-year-old Steven Downs was surprised to receive a knock on his door from police about an Alaska murder that occurred decades ago.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Sun, 02 May 2021 17:07:00 GMT.
- Alaska's first CSI takes on blood and burglaries in sub-zero weather
Shasta Pomeroy isn't only the first Fairbanks crime scene investigator, she's the first in the state.
BBC News. Fri, 30 Apr 2021 23:47:00 GMT.
- Feds serve search warrant at Alaska resort: 'We're here for Nancy Pelosi's laptop'
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Federal agents served a search warrant at a boutique resort in Homer, Alaska, saying they were looking for a laptop stolen from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. ...
Mark Thiessen. Washington Times. Fri, 30 Apr 2021 16:37:43 -0400.
- Alaska fights to keep its environmental funding as temperatures rise
Amid soaring temperatures and rapidly shrinking ice, Alaska is emerging as ground zero for funding cuts despite environmental changes that have scientists deeply concerned. Barry Petersen reports.
CBS News. Fri, 30 Apr 2021 02:02:10 -0400.
- Airline Stock Roundup: AAL, LUV & Others Report Q1 Loss Amid Coronavirus Woes
The year-over-year decline in passenger revenues hurts the Q1 results of American Airlines (AAL), Alaska Air Group (ALK), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Spirit Airlines (SAVE) and JetBlue (JBLU).
Maharathi Basu. Zacks. Wed, 28 Apr 2021 16:46:00 GMT.
- Human remains found stuffed in partially buried freezer in remote Alaska woods
Human remains have been found stuffed into a freezer that was discovered in the woods in a remote part of Alaska.
ABC News. Wed, 28 Apr 2021 07:14:01 -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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