Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Ferries in Alaska. Rail in Oregon. States Dream Big on Infrastructure Funds.
- Earthquake: 6.1 quake registered near Adak, Alaska
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake was reported Friday morning at 4:52 a.m. Pacific time 114 miles from Adak, Alaska.
Quakebot. Los Angeles Times. Fri, 24 Sep 2021 12:18:40 GMT.
- Coronavirus Surges in Alaska, Swamping the State's Hospitals
Alaska is now reporting more new cases each day, relative to its population, than any other state in the nation, according to a New York Times database.
Daniel E. Slotnik, Eduardo Medina and Mike Baker. New York Times. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:59:49 +0000.
- Proposed bill could support cruise lines between Seattle and Alaska
The exemption could bolster a nearly billion-dollar industry in the Seattle region after cruise lines struggled to plan routes during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Marissa Nall. American City Business Journals. Tue, 21 Sep 2021 21:54:26 +0000.
- This state had highest vaccination rate. Now it's in a COVID-19 crisis.
In January, Alaska had the highest per capita vaccination rate in the nation. Now, hospitals are overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients.
ABC News. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 11:02:54 -0400.
- Alaska Airlines expects a return to profitability in Q3
Alaska executives outlined an investment plan that included more frequent flights on its routes supporting business travel and continued purchases of Boeing 737 Max jets.
Marissa Nall. American City Business Journals. Mon, 13 Sep 2021 20:47:43 +0000.
- Alaska lawmaker asks to be excused from sessions because she is banned from airline over mask rules
Lora Reinbold, 57, will not appear on the floor of the Alaska Senate until next year after she was banned from the only airline going to the state capital of Juneau for refusing to wear her mask properly.
Daily Mail. Sun, 12 Sep 2021 16:26:04 GMT.
- Alaska Official's Rejection of 'Mask Tyranny' Keeps Her From Flying to Juneau
Lora Reinbold, a Republican state senator, was captured on video in April arguing with employees at Juneau International Airport about mask rules.
Michael Levenson. New York Times. Sun, 12 Sep 2021 15:47:43 +0000.
- Airline Stock Roundup: ALK's Delta Variant-Led Warning, GOL, AZUL in Focus
Alaska Air (ALK) tapers Q3 view on Delta variant-triggered woes. Gol Linhas' (GOL) traffic surges 84.7% year over year in August.
Maharathi Basu. Zacks. Thu, 09 Sep 2021 17:52:00 GMT.
- Hunter Survives After Being Mauled By Grizzly Bear Family In Alaska
'Long was able to activate the SOS button'
Taylor Giles. Daily Caller. Thu, 09 Sep 2021 17:38:17 +0000.
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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