Alaska

National Geographic Geographer Juan José Valdés calls the changes in the map of Arctic ice in the 10th edition of the National Geographic Atlas of the World, "the biggest visible change other than the breakup of the U.S.S.R."
Jun 12, 2014   National Geographic
<p>Controversy over noise and property values have pitted homeowners against city officials with plans to build an off-road vehicle park in Juneau, Alaska.</p>
Mar 20, 2008   Juneau Empire
<p>Alaska's "bridge to nowhere" would really be a bridge to sprawl -- and that's why it'll be a crucial issue in the upcoming Senate re-election campaign of 84-year-old Ted Stevens against Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich.</p>
Mar 5, 2008   California Planning & Development Report
<p>After years of boom-and-bust economic see-sawing, the city of Anchorage, Alaska, is showing signs of steady growth and economic stability.</p>
Feb 21, 2008   The Seattle Times
<p>Members of the Dena'ina Athabascan tribe, completely surrounded by metropolitan Anchorage, struggle to preserve their language and culture.</p>
Jan 28, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>The infamous 1,100-mile Iditarod sled dog race course has been adjusted due to urban sprawl moving into the traditional course route.</p>
Jan 11, 2008   The Seattle Times
<p>A village on an Alaskan island may disappear in 10 to 15 years.</p>
Nov 26, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Demographers are estimating that the population of Alaska will surpass 800,000 by the year 2030. The population 65 and older is expected to grow the fastest between now and then.</p>
Nov 19, 2007   Anchorage Daily News
<p>An Alaska property rights measure that would have required the government to compensate landowners for any public projects that reduce property values was defeated by more than a 2-to-1 margin.</p>
Oct 6, 2007   Mat Su Valley Frontiersman
<p>Widely-criticized plans to build a $398 million bridge between a remote Alaskan airport and a neighboring island have been formally dropped by the state.</p>
Sep 24, 2007   The Houston Chronicle
<p>Global warming is exacerbating the erosion of the Alaskan coastline, but no agency has taken the lead in addressing the issues of land depletion and community relocation. One village's struggles may set the rule for future relocations.</p>
Sep 19, 2007   Anchorage Daily News