Aggregated Alaska News Articles
- Pebble Mine developer promised riches, but expects $1.5-billion subsidy from Alaskans
Ronald Thiessen, chief executive of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., said in recordings made by environmentalists posing as potential investors that the $5.5 billion project would need money from the state.
Richard Read. Los Angeles Times. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 21:03:05 -0400.
- Airline Stock Roundup: AAL, ALK & Others Post Q3 Loss Due to Coronavirus Woes
Tepid passenger revenues induce losses for the likes of American Airlines (AAL), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Alaska Air Group (ALK) in third-quarter 2020.
Maharathi Basu. Zacks. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 15:10:00 GMT.
- Federal government plans to end road and logging restrictions in largest national forest
The federal government has announced plans to lift restrictions on building roads and logging in a pristine rainforest in Alaska that provides habitat for wolves, bears and salmon.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:21:00 GMT.
- Trump administration will remove protections from Alaska rainforest
The Trump administration is planning on rolling back environmental protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Over 9.3 million acres of forest will become available for development.
Daily Mail. Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:40:12 GMT.
- Trump Authorizes Logging In Alaskan National Forest Less Than Two Weeks After Signing Trillion Trees Initiative
The Tongass National Forest, which has been under federal protection since 2001, absorbs at least 8% of carbon emissions from the lower 48 states.
By Daniel Cassady, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:29:55 -0400.
- iRobot, Alaska Air, SAP, PulteGroup and Twilio highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day
iRobot, Alaska Air, SAP, PulteGroup and Twilio highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 27 Oct 2020 14:10:00 GMT.
- Murkowski predicts Barrett won't overturn Roe v. Wade
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) just before the Senate vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court predicted the Trump nominee will not vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark case establishing a right to ...
Alexander Bolton. The Hill. Mon, 26 Oct 2020 23:51:44 +0000.
- Middle seats: How long will airlines leave them empty?
Southwest plans to fill planes starting Dec. 1. Alaska and Delta will block middle seats through Jan. 6
Mary Forgione. Los Angeles Times. Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:00:17 -0400.
- Sen. Murkowski Announces She Will Vote To Confirm Barrett to Supreme Court
Making sure to castigate the process that will result in the expected Monday confirmation vote of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska on Saturday said she will vote to confirm Barrett. ...
Jack Davis. Western Journal. Sun, 25 Oct 2020 14:26:42 +0000.
- Murkowski, in a Turnabout, Says She Will Vote to Confirm Barrett
The iconoclastic Alaska Republican said she remained opposed to filling the Supreme Court seat so close to an election but could not hold that against a qualified nominee.
Nicholas Fandos. New York Times. Sat, 24 Oct 2020 22:10:49 +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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