Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Russian warplanes intercepted off Alaska for 2nd day in a row
NORAD sent F-22s to ward off Russian bombers and fighter jets that entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone twice
CBS News. Wed, 22 May 2019 09:11:00 -0400.
- For second day in a row, US military jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaska
For a second day in a row U.S. fighters intercepted Russian aircraft that flew off the coast of Alaska, the Russian aircraft were always in international airspace.
ABC News. Wed, 22 May 2019 08:30:51 -0400.
- Third deadly plane crash in Alaska in just over a week
Alaska suffered its third deadly plane crash in just over a week. One person was killed and two others were hurt when the plane went down Tuesday in Prince William Sound. Don Dahler reports.
CBS News. Wed, 22 May 2019 08:09:11 -0400.
- Alaska air carrier suspends operations after 2nd crash
An Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes in a week has voluntarily suspended operations
ABC News. Wed, 22 May 2019 05:30:45 -0400.
- US Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Approaching American Airspace
Six Russian warplanes were intercepted by U.S. jets Monday after they flew into the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone in a tactic the commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command says will continue to be repeated. ...
Jack Davis. Western Journal. Wed, 22 May 2019 01:11:14 +0000.
- US Military: Russian Bombers, Fighters Intercepted off Alaska
US fighters intercepted six Russian military aircraft in international airspace west of Alaska, and shadowed them until they exited the area, the North American Air Defense Command said Tuesday. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 21 May 2019 15:02:45 -0400.
- Pilot and passenger killed in SECOND Taquan Air floatplane crash in Alaska in a week
A pilot and a passenger aboard the single-propeller Beaver floatplane were both killed when it crashed into the Metlakatla Harbor at 4pm yesterday, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough said.
Daily Mail. Tue, 21 May 2019 16:02:28 GMT.
- Alaska man given Coast Guard medal years after girl's rescue
An Alaska man has received the U.S. Coast Guard's second-highest civilian honor for saving a girl from drowning when they were both children more than 20 years ago.
Fox News. Mon, 20 May 2019 00:54:02 GMT.
- Kenai Peninsula educators mull strike after labor talks fail
KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Officials with two labor unions say a strike is possible after negotiations with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District deteriorated. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 18 May 2019 12:50:15 -0400.
- Dozens of gray whales are dying on the West Coast as they make their epic Alaskan migration
At least 53 gray whales have washed up emaciated and dead in recent months along West Coast beaches.
Yahoo. Fri, 17 May 2019 09:29:13 -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
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More information about Alaska
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