Apps and mobile websites for and about Alaska, focusing those that work with the Digital Pipeline or that are created by or for State of Alaska agencies. Only free apps with content available to all Alaska residents are included
- Alaska 511
Find the current status of roads and highways around Alaska, especially how they may be affected by weather or repairs. Includes weather cams. From the Alaska Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities.
- Aviation Camera Program (Weather Cams)
Access weather cams around Alaska, from the Federal Aviation Administration.
- We Are Alaska
4/30/13 - This app doesn't appear to be currently available. We'll check periodically for access and delete this note or this listing, as appropriate.
"15 high school students and 7 adult advisors from four school districts gathered in Anchorage to participate in the QBook Slam project. Students were tasked with creating an entire 20 page illustrated book in just 48 hours. With an overall theme of “We Are Alaska”, each district team worked collaboratively to create a storyline representative of their communities through telling a local story or myth." Great for kids and adults.
For each app, click on the appropriate icon to go to that app's Google Play Store or iTunes page.
- Android app from the Google Store
- iOS app from the iTunes Store
- The Alaska Legislature
Access the House and Senate Calendars, meeting schedules and details, live streaming video when available, bill statuses and details, information about your legislators, and more.
- Burny's Fire Safety
Games to teach fire safety for kids, and useful fire safety links for all. Use this game to learn how to find exits from every room of a home, to meet at an agreed upon location, and to find and fix fire hazards.
- Wild Alaska Seafoods: Cook It Frozen!
From the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, includes great recipes for cooking Alaskan seafood directly from frozen. Yum!
- Frontier Scientists
From the University of Alaska, learn about the research about Alaska going on right now. Includes maps, video, current articles, and even the chance to ask a scientist a question.
We've included only free apps likely to be of interest throughout Alaska. This is not comprehensive nor meant to be an endorsement of any kind.
- Alaska Airlines
In addition to booking a flight, you can also track flights, create alerts, access mileage plan information, and more. These are also available through the Alaska Airlines mobile site
- Driver's Education for Alaska
This is a handy way to practice for your driving test. The app is free, but there are ads for additional products or services. The app includes a link to the official State of Alaska Driver Manual from the Division of Motor Vehicles, but the app does not appear to be affiliated with any State of Alaska agency.
- Bathroom Alaska
This homegrown app is far from comprehensive, but it's fun and may be helpful.