Alaska! is an indie rock trio from the United States. The band was formed in San Francisco by Russell Pollard (formerly of Sebadoh and later of the Folk Implosion), Imaad Wasif (also later of Folk Implosion), with Lesley Ishino (formerly of the Red Aunts) later joining as drummer.


The band released their debut album, Emotions, in 2003, and a second, Rescue Through Tomahawk in 2005.

  • Emotions (B-Girl Records, February, 2003)
  • Happiness 2004
  • Rescue Through Tomahawk (Altitude Records, 2005)
  • "Kiss You" (Single) (Altitude Records, 2005)
  • References

    Further reading

  • "Creative Alaska! One Heck of an Icebreaker." Pioneer Press. (subscription required)
  • Gold in Alaska! - Page 1 - Music - Dallas - Dallas Observer

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    Cold War sailor’s message in a bottle found 50 years later

    Metro UK 19 Aug 2019
    The message was sent in 1969 (Picture. AP/Tyler Ivanoff) ... Tyler Ivanoff, from Alaska, was looking for firewood when he found the unusual discovery ... ‘My kids were pretty excited ... Ivanoff shared his discovery on Facebook where Russian speakers translated the message to be a greeting from a Cold War Russian sailor dated June 20, 1969. Advertisement ... ....

    Russian sailor's 1969 message in a bottle washes up in Alaska

    BBC News 18 Aug 2019
    An Alaska man's hunt for firewood ended with the discovery of a different kind after he came across a 50-year-old message in a ......

    Repsol SA (REPYF) CEO Josu Jon Imaz on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

    Seeking Alpha 25 Jul 2019
    In Alaska, Repsol an Oil Search enter into an agreement to align ownership interest in the Pikka unit and in surrounding exploration blocks ... One was on Alaska ... So, first of all, going to the Alaska project ... You've obviously moved forward Alaska, I mean, discoveries in Indonesia, the discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico, et cetera....

    RCMP investigate discovery of three bodies in vast northern B.C. area

    Canada Dot Com 22 Jul 2019
    FORT NELSON, B.C ... Mounties say in a release they acknowledge growing concerns after a body was found Friday near the community of Dease Lake and the discovery four days earlier of the bodies of a man and woman on the side of the Alaska Highway, about 470 kilometres away....

    Cruise Critic Names the World's Most Popular Cruise Destinations Based on Consumer Reviews

    Dothan Eagle 17 Jul 2019
    Loved the small little alleyway streets with many little discoveries ... Glacier Bay in Alaska continues to be one of the world's most popular cruise destinations, named the top-rated destination in Alaska for the fourth year in a row ... Top-Rated Port in Alaska. Glacier Bay. Best Large Ship Line in Alaska. Holland America LineBest Small Ship Line in Alaska....

    Wednesday's Best Bets on TV

    News & Record 10 Jul 2019
    ESPY Awards. 8 p.m. (WXLV) ... Athletes and celebrities relive unforgettable moments from the past year in sports ... (BRAVO) ... (DISCOVERY). When the Raneys finally return to Alaska, they find their home-stead in need of repair in this new episode ... ....

    Interview: Keith Partridge, shooting at the edge of the world

    Digital Photography Review 03 Jul 2019
    (Expedition Alaska - Discovery Channel) You've found yourself in a variety of situations, whether it’s climbing a mountain or a steep rock-face, skiing remote areas of the Arctic, or off in a jungle somewhere....

    Oil Search increases stake in Alaska oil fields

    Market Watch 28 Jun 2019
    (OSH.AU) has exercised an option to sharply increase its stakes in prospective oil fields in Alaska, where the energy ... That will double its interests across the assets in Alaska's North Slope, which is estimated to be one of the largest conventional oil discoveries in the U.S....

    AROUND THE TOWN: Old memories & new lifestyles

    Crossville Chronicle 27 Jun 2019
    Growing up, my family and I, along with a couple of other families, did a lot of camping ... I recall how everything tasted so much better at the lake ... They include ... There is another show that I can’t recall the name of, but it airs on the Discovery Channel. It is about a female who lives alone in the far northern tips of Alaska ... Fireworks begin at 9 p.m....

    Oil & Gas Stock Roundup: Anadarko's Mozambique FID, Archrock's Acquisition & More

    Yahoo Daily News 26 Jun 2019
    4.   ConocoPhillips’ COP affiliate ConocoPhillips Alaska has agreed to acquire the entire stake in Nuna discovery. The deal has been signed with Caelus Natural Resources Alaska LLC for the prospect, which is situated in the east of the Colville River ... the discovery....

    Let’s celebrate the explorers

    Bangor Daily News 26 Jun 2019
    Gov ... James Cook, who travelled to both Hawaii and Alaska and was the first European to make contact with many Pacific islanders, and about the discovery of America ... “An archaeologist I met in Alaska told me in scholarly literature that there’s discussion of whether there is this ‘novelty-seeking’ gene that leads some people to seek adventure....

    Stryker Brigade soldier discovered dead in his Alaska barracks

    Stars and Stripes 20 Jun 2019
    A 20-year-old soldier was found dead Monday in his barracks at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, the Army said ... to Alaska in December 2017 ... The discovery of Bodey’s body follows the deaths of at least three other soldiers in their living quarters in Alaska in the past year....

    Holland America Line Celebrates Grand Opening of a 99-Room Addition with Luxurious New Suites at ...

    The Record 17 Jun 2019
    "Many of our Alaska cruise guests ... Land+Sea Journeys Offer Most Comprehensive Alaska Adventure Holland America Line's Land+Sea Journeys combine a three-, four- or seven-day Inside Passage or Glacier Discovery cruise with in-depth overland tours to the Yukon and Alaska's interior....