Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Man rescues a hiker who became buried during an avalanche
A hiker in Alaska is lucky to be alive after he was buried during an avalanche and Alex Kuprienko (pictured) saw his feet and freed him, officials said. The incident occurred on Saturday.
Daily Mail. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:57:51 +0000.
- Prosecutors say Alaska dentist, accused of fraud, rode hoverboard while pulling tooth
An Alaska dentist accused of fraud and unnecessarily sedating patients also performed a procedure while riding a wheeled, motorized vehicle known as a hoverboard, authorities said.
CBC News. Mon, 9 Dec 2019 12:43:42 EST.
- In Alaska's Wilderness, A New Vision Of Higher Learning
The Arete Project in Southeast Alaska brings very different students from around the world together to learn from nature and each other, and earn college credit along the way.
Anya Kamenetz. NPR. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 08:42:22 -0500.
- Prosecutors say Alaska dentist rode hoverboard at procedure
Alaska prosecutors say a dentist accused of fraud and unnecessarily sedating patients also performed a procedure while riding a wheeled, motorized vehicle known as a hoverboard
Associated Press. Boston Globe. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 19:50:40 +0000.
- Alaska Airlines deal expands nonstop service between BWI and Seattle, Portland
Washington state-based Alaska has signed an interline agreement with Southern Airways Express, a Florida-based carrier that operates in Hawaii, the gulf and mid-Atlantic states.
Andrew Mcintosh. American City Business Journals. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:11:50 +0000.
- Alaska Airlines signs deal with Hernando-based airline
A deal with a Hernando, Mississippi-based commuter airline could help Alaska grow passenger traffic.
Andrew Mcintosh. American City Business Journals. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:30:31 +0000.
- Fairbanks City Council to introduce proposed vaping tax
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - City officials in Alaska have introduced an ordinance to tax tobacco vaping products the same 8% tax as other tobacco products in Fairbanks. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 30 Nov 2019 14:58:21 -0500.
- Anchorage funds study of potential waste incineration plant
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Anchorage Assembly approved funds to study how the city would build a waste-to-energy incineration plant to contend with its landfill limits, officials said. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 29 Nov 2019 23:05:48 -0500.
- Here's Why Alaska Air Group is a Must Add to Your Portfolio
Upbeat passenger revenues and low fuel costs are acting in favor of Alaska Air Group (ALK).
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 29 Nov 2019 13:23:00 GMT.
- What Makes Alaska Air (ALK) a New Buy Stock
Alaska Air (ALK) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 26 Nov 2019 14:00:06 GMT.
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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