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Summer season winding to close at Denali park

DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE - Summer travel is winding down at Denali National Park and Preserve, ending the season that sees the vast majority of visitors to this largely wild place.
Festival showcases Alaskan craft beer the final tally separating a Kassik's brew from the winning "Double on Tundra" by 49th State Brewing Co. of Denali Park. "A play on words there. We have a lot of free time up there so we try to get clever once in a while. This is a...
Denali road crews juggle access with protection

...92-mile road through the heart of the national park, the Denali Park road crew stays busy.Excluding the first few miles...led by Rick Weibel.Weibel has been maintaining the Denali Park Road for nearly 30 years. He started with the park's...
Consider another use for Alaska's wolves

...the previous years I'd seen this same pack, the Grant Creek Pack. They have been by far the most viewed wolves in Denali Park for almost a decade now. This summer it's likely no pups will be born to this most viewed pack and pups are what...
Grizzly bear kills hiker in Denali National Park

...the camera and looked at the photographs, which show the bear grazing and not acting aggressively before the attack, Denali Park Superintendent Paul Anderson said. The hiker was backpacking alone along the Toklat River on Friday afternoon when...
Alaska sees unseasonably warm weather

...degrees, matching the temperature recorded in Galena on the Yukon River. Tanana and Nenana warmed up to 79-degrees and Denali Park and Delta Junction had matching highs of 75 degrees. On Sunday, the mercury rose to 77 degrees in Fairbanks, tying...
BOG tables expansion of buffer zone to protect Denali area wolves

...appointments. The game board's lack of action only means that backers of a buffer zone will intensify their fight to protect Denali Park wolves, promised Dorothy Keeler, a strong advocate of the buffer zone. ''Our efforts will escalate,'' Keeler...
Sterling's Seavey reaches Yukon first

...checkpoint were defending champion John Baker of Kotzebue, Aaron Burmeister of Nome, four-time champion Jeff King of Denali Park and DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow. The Yukon River portion of the nearly 1,000-mile Iditarod is dreaded by many mushers...
Berries are pure rapture for the ''Berry Lady''

...roam the countryside. Local blueberry picking has been so poor the past few years, Blackburn has been traveling to Denali Park to pick. And she'll probably head south again this season. ''Where I usually pick here, there are a lot of blueberry...
Denali Park chief pleased some park users, frustrated others

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Running Denali National Park and Preserve is not an easy job but Steve Martin handled it well, say citizens and other government officials who worked with him.


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