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Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
The Alaska Attorney General is the chief legal advisor to the government of the State of Alaska and to its governor.
The Alaska House of Representatives is the lower house in the Alaska Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Alaska Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Alaska Railroad is a Class II railroad which extends from Seward and Whittier, in the south of the state of Alaska, in the United States, to Fairbanks (passing through Anchorage), and beyond to Eielson Air Force Base and Fort Wainwright in the interior of that state.
The Alaska Senate is the upper house in the Alaska Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Alaska Supreme Court is the state supreme court in the State of Alaska's judiciary (the Alaska Court System).
The Alaska Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−09:00).
The Anchorage Daily News is a daily newspaper published by the Binkley Group, and based in Anchorage, Alaska.
Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) (Dena'ina Athabascan: Dgheyaytnu) is a unified home rule municipality in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Area code 907 covers the state of Alaska, except for the small southeastern community of Hyder, which uses area code 250 and area code 236 of neighboring Stewart, British Columbia.
The Aurora Winter Train is a passenger operated by the Alaska Railroad between the cities of Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska.
Beverly L. "Bev" Masek (née Jerue) (born September 30, 1963) is an Alaska Native and an American former dog sled racer, businesswoman and state politician.
Big Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States.
A census-designated place (CDP) is a concentration of population defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only.
Charles R. Huggins (born January 27, 1947) is an American politician who was a Republican member of the Alaska Senate, representing District D. He was President of the Alaska Senate during the 28th Alaska Legislature, leading a caucus of 13 Republicans and 2 Democrats.
The Chulitna River is a river in interior Alaska.
The Constitution of the State of Alaska was ratified in 1956 and took effect with Alaska's admission to the United States as a U.S. state on January 3, 1959.
Cuba Michael Gooding Jr. (born January 2, 1968), is an American actor and comedian.
David Eastman is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, serving the 10th district.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Dena’ina, also Tanaina, is the Athabaskan language of the region surrounding Cook Inlet.
Denali (also known as Mount McKinley, its former official name) is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of above sea level.
Denali National Park and Preserve is an American national park and preserve located in Interior Alaska, centered on Denali, the highest mountain in North America.
The Denali Star is a passenger and semi-luxury train operated by the Alaska Railroad between the cities of Anchorage and Fairbanks Alaska.
Donald "Don" Edward Sheldon (November 21, 1921 – January 26, 1975) was a famous Alaskan bush pilot who pioneered the technique of glacier landings on Mount McKinley (now Denali) during the 1950s and 1960s.
The Fairview Inn is a historic hotel building on Main Street in the center of Talkeetna, Alaska, United States.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Fort Richardson was a United States Army installation in the U.S. state of Alaska, adjacent to the city of Anchorage.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
Howard Wallace Pollock (April 11, 1920 – January 9, 2011) was an American politician and Republican Representative from Alaska.
Hugh Joseph Wade (June 29, 1901 – March 25, 1995) was an American politician who served as the first Secretary of State of Alaska, serving from January 3, 1959 until December 5, 1966.
The Hurricane, or Hurricane Turn, is a passenger train operated by the Alaska Railroad between Talkeetna and Hurricane Gulch in Alaska.
Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.
Irene Esther Ryan (née Irvine; September 10, 1909 – November 23, 1997) was a geologist, aviator, and legislator during Alaska's history as both a United States territory and as a U.S. state.
Jay Sterner Hammond (July 21, 1922 – August 2, 2005) was an American politician of the Republican Party, who served as the fourth Governor of Alaska from 1974 to 1982.
Jalmar Martin "Jay" Kerttula (born April 6, 1928 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a retired American businessman, farmer, and politician in Alaska.
Kenai Peninsula Borough is a borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.
KTNA (88.9 FM), is a National Public Radio-affiliated radio station in Talkeetna, Alaska.
KTVA, virtual channel 11 (UHF digital channel 28), is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Anchorage, Alaska, United States.
The U.S. state of Alaska is divided into 19 organized boroughs and one Unorganized Borough.
Lyda N. Green (born October 16, 1938 in Livingston, Texas) is a retired educator and Republican politician in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Mark Neuman (born August 12, 1959) is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 15th District since 2004.
The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman is a newspaper serving the Matanuska-Susitna Valley of Alaska.
Matanuska-Susitna Borough (often referred to as the Mat-Su Borough) is a borough located in the U.S. state of Alaska.
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
Mike J. Dunleavy (born 1961) is an American politician and a Republican who was a member of the Alaska Senate from January 15, 2013, representing District E. In 2017, he announced he would run for governor in 2018, but abandoned the race in September 2017, citing heart problems.
Mike Shower is an American politician and a Republican member of the Alaska State Senate since February 22, 2018, representing District E. Shower was appointed by Governor Bill Walker to fill a vacancy created by Mike Dunleavy, who resigned in to focus on his run for governor.
The moose (North America) or elk (Eurasia), Alces alces, is the largest extant species in the deer family.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
Nicholas Joseph Begich Sr. (April 6, 1932 – disappeared October 16, 1972) was a Democratic Party member of the US House of Representatives from Alaska.
Northern Exposure is an American comedy-drama Northern television series that ran on CBS from 1990 to 1995, with a total of 110 episodes.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Palmer is a city in and the borough seat of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
A parade (also called march or marchpast) is a procession of people, usually organized along a street, often in costume, and often accompanied by marching bands, floats or sometimes large balloons.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA; stylized PeTA) is an American animal rights organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, and led by Ingrid Newkirk, its international president.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
A portable classroom (also known as a demountable or relocatable classroom, portables), is a type of portable building installed at a school to temporarily and quickly provide additional classroom space where there is a shortage of capacity.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Reynolds v. Sims, was a United States Supreme Court case that ruled that unlike in the election of the United States Senate, in the election of any chamber of a state legislature the electoral districts must be roughly equal in population (thus negating the traditional function of a State Senate, which was to allow rural counties to counterbalance large towns and cities).
Roslyn is a city in Kittitas County, Washington, United States.
The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.
Snow Dogs is a 2002 American adventure comedy film directed by Brian Levant and starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and James Coburn.
Southcentral Alaska is the portion of the U.S. state of Alaska consisting of the shorelines and uplands of the central Gulf of Alaska.
Southwest Alaska is a region of the U.S. state of Alaska.
Spenard is a neighborhood in the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska, United States and was historically a separate city from Anchorage.
Stubbs (April 12, 1997 – July 21, 2017) was a cat who was the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska from July 1997 until his death.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
The Susitna River (Sasut Na’ in Ahtna or Susitnu in Dena'ina) is a long river in the Southcentral Alaska.
Talkeetna Air Taxi (est. 1947), originally called Talkeetna Air Service, is an Alaska-based flight company.
Talkeetna Airport is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) east of the central business district of Talkeetna, in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Talkeetna Airstrip is a historic runway in Talkeetna, Alaska.
The Talkeetna Historic District encompasses several blocks of the historic village center of Talkeetna, Alaska.
The Talkeetna River (Taa’i Na’ in Ahtna) is a river in Alaska.
The Talkeetna Roadhouse is a historically significant Alaskan frontier roadhouse dating from the early 20th century.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Three Gorges Dam is a hydroelectric gravity dam that spans the Yangtze River by the town of Sandouping, in Yiling District, Yichang, Hubei province, China.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a settlement that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
Walt Disney Pictures, Inc. is an American film studio and a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company.
Wasilla is a city in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, United States and the sixth-largest city in Alaska.
Wes Keller (born April 24, 1946) is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 14th District.
The Wilderness Woman Contest is organised by the Talkeetna Bachelor Society and is held in Talkeetna, Alaska on the first weekend of December.
Willow is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The year 2002 in film saw the release of significant sequels take place between The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Men in Black II, Analyze That, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, Stuart Little 2 and Blade II.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.