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CAPITAL: Juneau
POPULATION: 626,931 (2000 census)
AREA: 571, 951 square miles
HIGHEST POINT: 20,320 feet, Mount McKinley
LOWEST POINT:  Sea Level, Pacific Ocean
STATE FLOWER: Forget-Me-Not
STATE TREE: Sitka Spruce
STATE GEM: Jade
STATE MINERAL: Gold
STATE FOSSIL: Wooly Mammoth
STATE BIRD: Willow Ptarmigan
STATE FISH: Giant King Salmon
STATE LAND MAMMAL: Moose
STATE MARINE MAMMAL: Bowhead Whale
STATE INSECT Four Spot Skimmer
STATE SPORT: Dog Mushing

Location of Alaska (North America Map)
 

Print Media

 
The Last Frontier is served by numerous daily and non-daily newspapers including:
 
Location Daily Newspapers
Anchorage Anchorage Daily News
Fairbanks Fairbanks Daily News- Miner
Juneau Juneau Empire
Ketchikan Ketchikan Daily News
Kodiak Kodiak Daily Mirror
Sitka Daily Sentinel
 
Location Non-Daily Newspapers
Anchorage Anchorage Press
Bethel Tundra Drums News
Eagle River The Alaska Star
Ester The Ester Republic
Haines Chilkat Valley News
Homer Homer News
Homer Homer Tribune
Kenai Peninsula Clarion
Nome The Nome Nugget
Palmer/Wasilla The Frontiersman
Petersburg Petersburg Pilot
Seldovia Seldovia Herald
Skagway Skagway News
Valdez The Valdez Star
 

Broadcast Media

 
The 49th State is served by numerous television stations including:
 
Location Television Stations Network
Anchorage KTUU 2 NBC
Anchorage KTBY 4 FOX
Anchorage KYES 5 UPN
Anchorage KAKM 7 PBS
Anchorage KTVA 11 CBS
Anchorage KIMO 13 ABC
Bethel KYUK 4 PBS
Fairbanks KATN 2 ABC
Fairbanks KFXF 7 FOX
Fairbanks KUAC 9 PBS
Fairbanks KTVF 11 NBC
Fairbanks KXD 13 CBS
Juneau KTOO 3 PBS
Juneau KJUD 8 ABC
Juneau KATH 17 NBC
Ketchikan KUBD 4 CBS/PAX
Ketchikan KJMW 25 NBC
Kodiak KMXT 9 PBS
North Pole KJNP 4 Ind.
Sitka KTNL 13 CBS/PAX
Sitka KSCT 5 NBC
 
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