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2015-05-19 20:25:13

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ: GNCMA) will hold its annual shareholders' meeting at 5:30 p.m.

2015-05-14 08:35:42

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Denali Therapeutics Inc.

2015-05-12 23:02:28

Alaska Dog & Puppy Rescue receives support from the Anchorage community in rescuing dogs and puppies every week from the Mat-Su Borough Animal Shelter and Houston Animal Control.

2015-05-08 08:32:21

REDMOND, Wash., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Denali Advanced Integration is proud to announce Cisco has named us as Top Architectural Excellence in Data Center US West for the Second Year in

2015-04-20 16:30:59

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc.

2015-04-01 12:21:52

Federal Highway & Bridge Funding Facing May 31 Deadline WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis of the recently-released 2014 U.S.

2015-02-24 16:22:14

Simplified program offers 13 Alaska cruise plus land journey options SEATTLE, Feb.

2015-02-02 16:28:32

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) and General Communication, Inc.

2015-01-31 23:01:26

Naturalist Journeys, a top birding and nature company, announces the new Alaska Sampler Tour, from June 10 - 20, 2015.


Latest Geography of Alaska Reference Libraries

Kodiak Bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi
2013-06-07 13:18:33

The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the American brown bear, the Kodiak brown bear, or the Alaskan grizzly bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear. It can be found in southwestern Alaska, on the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. Most coastal bears that occur in Alaska are called Kodiak bears, but the true Kodiak bear only inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. The Kodiak bear was first described as a distinct species by the taxonomist C.H. Merriam. Merriam...

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
2013-04-29 16:18:13

Wrangell- St. Elias National Park and Preserve is located in the southeastern portion of the American state of Alaska. The park holds 13,175,799 acres of land, divided between the park and preserve, which was once inhabited by Native Americans like the Ahtna and Tlingit peoples. Although Alaska was purchased by the United States in 1867, American citizens did not move into the area until the 1880’s, when gold was discovered in the Yukon Territory. It is thought that George Holt was the...

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 01:16:09

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is located in the southwestern portion of Alaska in the United States of America. The park holds 4,030,015 acres of land and water that was once inhabited by Native Americans, with the northern Athabaskans till residing there today. The first explore of European ancestry to visit the area was James Cook, a British Captain who visited the Cook Inlet in 1778. Americans began visiting the area in the 1890’s for trading purposes, by which time the once...

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 00:32:01

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve is located in the most northern area of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle. The park holds 8,472,506 acres of land and is the second largest national park in the United States. The area was once inhabited by nomadic Native American tribes, including the Nunamuit and the Gwich'in peoples. Evidence of these tribes has been found that dates back as far back as 12,500 years ago. The first American explorers to visit the region in nineteenth century,...

Denali National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 00:27:31

Denali National Park and Preserve is located in the center of the state of Alaska in the United States. The park holds 4,740,911 acres of land, of which 1,304,242 acres comprise the reserve.  The area was once inhabited by Native Americans including the Athna, Athabaskans, and Tanana peoples, among others. The establishment of the park began in 1907, when Charles Alexander Sheldon visited the area in order to study the Dall sheep and its level of endangerment from human encroachment. In...

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