10 Things You Never Knew About Alaska



Talkeetna

The small town of Talkeetna, Alaska, for a period of fifteen years, somehow managed to have a cat named Stubbs as its sole mayor. He did so well in office that the township kept him in office for over a decade. That’s longer than some human mayors.

Picking Land

Up until 1986, anyone who moved to Alaska was not required to purchase land from the government. Instead, they simply needed to pick a plot of land, build a home or a farm on the grounds, and it was theirs.