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Summer in Alaska all about multi-tasking

...because getting to them isn't easy and mountains in Alaska are pretty big. That said, I'm not talking about Mount McKinley. A few candidates on my short list include Mount Healy, Mount Prindle, Panorama Peak or Rainbow Mountain, aka...
Teens learn to survive in frigid water and tips for navigating the backcountry, from Kenai Fire Department Engineer Sam Satathite who has climbed Mount McKinley. As a result of their training, the group will also be certified as Peer Educators for Kids Don't Float, the...
'Fat bike' enterprises gain traction in Anchorage

...Anchorage who helps Parsons with the day-to-day operations -- but only when the employee isn't off guiding trips on Mount McKinley, Parsons said, laughing.Eventually Parsons would like to hire three or four people, especially in the area of...
Russian, NORAD forces unite for exercise

...Canadian CF-18 Hornets intercepted the hijacked plane, flying at about 500 knots (575 mph), a little bit west of Mount McKinley, the highest peak on North America. The two Canadian fighters escorted the plane over Alaska's western coast...
Murkowski introduces bill to rename McKinley

...introduced legislation to rename Mount McKinley, Denali.Sen. Lisa Murkowski...language in bills to retain the name Mount McKinley. One such bill was introduced...word meaning "the high one." Mount McKinley is located in Denali National...
Troopers identify victims of helicopter crash

...east of Talkeetna, a community of nearly 900 that is the primary departure point for air taxis taking climbers to Mount McKinley.Nading flew north from Anchorage about 80 miles and stopped to pick up Toll, one of three troopers assigned to...
Trooper helicopter crashes during rescue

...nearly 900 about 80 miles north of Anchorage. It's the primary departure point for air taxis taking climbers to Mount McKinley.The crash site was near the south end of Larson Lake.The Alaska State Troopers have had at least one officer die...
Senate panel advances bills on lands, Denali name

...Reserve lands.The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee also passed out a bill that would change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali and a measure that would provide Sealaska Corp. with about 70,000 acres in the Tongass National Forest...
Heat wave bakes Alaska the inspiration for the town in the TV series, "Northern Exposure" and the last stop for climbers heading to Mount McKinley, North America's tallest mountain. One unofficial reading taken at a lodge near Talkeetna even measured 98 degrees...
4 missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche

...dead after an avalanche swept them off a hill on Mount McKinley. U.S. National Park Service officials say...West Buttress route on 92 percent of attempts on Mount McKinley in 2011. Mount McKinley, also known as Denali, is America's tallest...


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