Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Donald Trump Jr. gets Alaska grizzly bear hunting permit
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The oldest son of President Donald Trump has received a permit to hunt and kill a grizzly bear in Alaska, officials said Monday. Donald Trump Jr. ...
Dan Joling. Washington Times. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:37:53 -0500.
- Photos show ramshackle shops, mine trenches and ships dodging icebergs during Alaskan 'Gold Rush'
An estimated 112 tonnes of gold was pulled from the ground around Nome, on the frozen western tip of Alaska during the 'Gold Rush'. Buildings shot up as thousands flocked to the area.
Daily Mail. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 15:32:01 GMT.
- Is Alaska Airlines A Disruptor Or Is It Joining The Establishment?
Speculation is mounting that Alaska may loosen its embrace of Boeing and choose to buy long-range Airbus narrowbodies that would enable it to add international routes. ...
By Will Horton, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 07:28:43 +0000.
- Alaska bars, breweries propose bill rewriting alcohol laws
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - An agreement was reached over drinks between a bar association and a brewing association in Alaska that could rewrite alcohol laws and change how people enjoy their beverages across the state. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 22 Feb 2020 18:29:16 -0500.
- Alaska needs broad review of aviation safety, officials say
Alaska's aviation accident rate was 2.35 times higher than the rest of the nation from 2008 to 2017, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Now, it's calling for a comprehensive review.
CBC News. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:01:28 EST.
- American Airlines president says pact with Alaska isn't precursor to acquisition
Last week's big deal between the two airlines triggered renewed speculation that it might lead to American Airlines acquiring Alaska Airlines. AA's president, Robert Isom, shared his view on that.
Andrew Mcintosh. American City Business Journals. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:34:05 +0000.
- 'We Are Part Of The United States': The 1st People Counted For The 2020 Census
Weeks before the 2020 census rolls out to the rest of the U.S., the head count has already wrapped up in Toksook Bay, a fishing village in southwest Alaska that's home to the Nunakauyarmiut Tribe.
Claire Harbage. NPR. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 05:01:08 -0500.
- Avalanche triggered by Alaska officials using tool with 'powerful punch' to prevent future catastrophe
Sometimes you need to have your own controlled disaster in order to prevent an even bigger one from happening.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:59:58 GMT.
- American, Alaska Airlines Sign Deal For More Seattle Flights
The two airlines will work together to offer more direct international routes from Seattle, including to London and Bangalore.
Associated Press. Patch. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 13:20:37 -0500.
- Alaska Airlines, American extend partnership to international flights from West Coast
Alaska, American Airlines are planning to form a partnership to sell seats on international flights from the West Coast
CNBC. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 15:29:26 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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