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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

Lake Hood Elementary
(907) 245-5521
3601 W. 40th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99517
Sears Elementary
(907) 283-4826
549 N. Forest Dr.
Kenai, AK 99611

Middle Schools

Wendler Middle School
(907) 742-7300
2905 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99508
Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School
(907) 463-1899
1600 Renninger Street
Juneau, AK 99801

High Schools

Colony High School
(907) 746-9500
9550 E Colony School Drive
Palmer, AK 99645
Ketchikan High School
(907) 225-9815
2610 4th Ave.
Ketchikan, AK 99901

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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