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Local landowners apply to name lake

...them to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names for final approval. State Historian...sent to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names. Once at the federal level...said it is entered into the Geographic Names Information System, and mappers...
National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

...who was from Canton, Ohio.In March, Ohio Rep. Bob Gibbs filed a bill that would stop the U.S. Board of Geographic Names from changing the mountain's name.It is still unclear whether Murkowski will be able to get the legislation through...
Rich Lowry: At the IRS, stuff happens

...and is itself scandalous. We aren't talking about getting to the bottom of wrongdoing at the U.S. Board on Geographic Names or the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. This is the IRS, the most intrusive and demanding...
Alaska statehood bell-ringer, beloved Juneau resident dies

...Alaska Historical Commission to advise the governor on history, prehistory, historic sites and buildings and on geographic names. He was first appointed by former Gov. Frank Murkowski in 2004, then reappointed by former Gov. Sarah Palin in...
Sealaska Institute releases cultural atlas

...and though the Alaska Board of Geographic Names later changed it back to Denali...petition to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names was blocked by the Ohio congressional...clear, the U.S. Board on Geographic Names tends to be very conservative...
Kenai group works to memorialize firefighters with mountain

...change still must be approved by the U.S. Board of Geographic Names. ''It may not seem like a real big thing to people...14 meeting. If approved by the U.S. Board of Geographic Names Mount St. Florian could appear on area maps within...
Rat Island is rat-free, name-change proposed

...Pribilof Island Association and the Aleut Corp. have submitted their name-change proposal to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, which sent it to the Alaska Historical Commission for review and comment, said Alaska state historian Jo Antonson...
Winter weather doesn't deter determined runners

...whose legend continues to swirl nearly a decade after her death. In a split vote in October, the U.S. Board of Geographic Names approved the name change, memorializing the woman who helped found the float trip outfitting industry on the Colorado...
The Ring of Fire: Alaska?s Volcanoes

...Geological Survey Professional Paper 567, lists modern geographic names officially recognized for use on federal maps, but also lists previous official and unofficial geographic names. Of the names that did not adhere to Mt. Augustine...


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