Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Unarmed Alaskan Police Force Reconsidering Policy After Armed Citizen Saves Officers from Shooter
It’s a frequent joke about British police that they don’t carry firearms. It seems kind of counterintuitive, particularly since police, you know, often deal with violent people who may or may not have firearms. ...
C. Douglas Golden. Western Journal. Sat, 30 May 2020 18:09:23 +0000.
- Canadian border move likely means ends the 2020 Seattle-Alaska cruise season
Despite the blow, U.S. ...
Andrew Mcintosh. American City Business Journals. Sat, 30 May 2020 00:46:00 +0000.
- Alaska Air Group (ALK) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
Alaska Air Group (ALK) closed the most recent trading day at $34.19, moving -0.78% from the previous trading session.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 29 May 2020 21:50:17 GMT.
- Global warming: Early summer heat causes Alaskan landslide
An early summer crept into Alaska due to global heating, raising temperatures to 69 degrees this month. The heat thawed the snow on Yuikench Peak, casing a landslide.
Daily Mail. Fri, 29 May 2020 20:33:53 GMT.
- Two Months Later, the Iditarod Champion May Finally Get a Ride Home
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thomas Waerner of Norway and his dogs have been stranded in Alaska after finishing the race on March 18.
Victor Mather. New York Times. Tue, 26 May 2020 13:52:47 +0000.
- Iditarod winner from Norway stranded in Alaska
Thomas Waerner and his 16 dogs are waiting to return to his home in Norway after winning this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in March.
ESPN. Sun, 24 May 2020 22:00:04 EST.
- Alaska resident with rifle aids police with no guns after firearms incident
A 19-year-old Alaska man was facing attempted murder charges after breaking into a public safety building and firing on a unarmed village police officer, authorities said.
Robert Gearty. Fox News. Sun, 24 May 2020 14:25:13 GMT.
- Why are so many gray whales dying?
At least 167 gray whales have washed ashore from Mexico to Alaska since January. Experts say that's probably just a fraction that have actually died. Jonathan Vigliotti explains.
CBS News. Thu, 21 May 2020 18:28:14 -0400.
- Alaska Airlines will be Amazon's neighbor at new SeaTac warehouse
The airline will use the space for different functions that support operations and training.
Marc Stiles. American City Business Journals. Thu, 21 May 2020 21:46:21 +0000.
- Anchorage hits 90 degrees as record-breaking heat wave 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. Thu, 21 May 2020 14:44:58 -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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