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Alaska Profile

One nickname of the 49th state, Alaska, is the "Last Frontier." Purchased from Russia for $7 million in 1867, Alaska is the largest state in area and is the largest peninsula in the Western Hemisphere. Mt. McKinley in the Alaska Range is North America's highest peak at 20,320 feet and one of the greatest challenges for mountain climbers. Juneau is the state's capital, and the state flower is the pale-blue forget-me-not. ...Read more here: Alaska - The Great Land

Capital City:
Juneau
Nickname:
Last Frontier, Great Land, Land of the Midnight Sun
Motto:
North To The Future
Statehood:
January 3, 1959 (49th)
Origin of State's Name:
Russian version of Aleutian word "Alakshak" meaning "great lands" or "peninsula."
Largest Cities:
Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Sitka, Soldotna
Border States:
None
Land Area:
570,374 sq. mi., Largest state
State Bird:
Willow Ptarmigan
State Flower:
Forget Me Not (myosotis alpestris)
State Tree:
Sitka spruce (picea sitchensis)
State Song:
Alaska's Flag

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Alaska Schools

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Elementary Schools

Soldotna Elementary
(907) 262-4919
162 Park Ave.
Soldotna, AK 99669
Mt. Eccles Elementary
(907) 424-3236
200 Adams St.
Cordova, AK 99574

Middle Schools

Eben Hopson Middle School
(907) 852-3880
6501 Transit St.
Barrow, AK 99723
Colony Middle School
(907) 761-1500
9250 Colony School Drive
Palmer, AK 99645

High Schools

Wasilla High School
(907) 376-5341
701 Bogard Rd.
Wasilla, AK 99654
Homer Flex School
(907) 235-5558
4122 Ben Walters Lane
Homer, AK 99603

Sex Offender Information for Alaska

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Alaska, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.dps.state.ak.us/nSorcr/asp/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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