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Summer season winding to close at Denali park

...majority of visitors to this largely wild place.The park is home to North America's tallest peak, formerly called Mount McKinley but now officially renamed Denali. The park covers more than 6 million acres - about the size of Vermont - and is...
President arrives in Seward

...Alaskan than this." Landstrom said she has been excited for the president's visit to the state. "The changing of (Mount McKinley's name to Denali) is just an added bonus," she said. Several in the crowd supported Obama's stance on global...
Obama visit reaches into Arctic

...plane. He took particular pleasure in reminding Alaskans that, on the eve of his visit, he'd renamed the famed Mount McKinley, the continent's highest peak, to Denali, its traditional name. Alaska Natives have joined the president in...
What others say: Denali: A wrong made right

...Secretary Sally Jewell signed the name change from Mount McKinley to Denali.Meanwhile, politicians in Ohio are complaining...unofficially changed a few times since, but none except Mount McKinley stuck, as an honor to President William McKinley...
Emelie and Kilian's conquest: What I learned from the 88th Mount Marathon

...cheering, wasn't there to be seen. He was there to search. To learn.What, though? What's a guy who day-hiked Mount McKinley in under 12 hours, a guy who has achieved one-name status amongst mountain and trail enthusiasts around the world...
What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...polls on Ballot Measure 5, which asked if the state should claim "ownership of all federal land in Alaska except Mount McKinley National Park, national monuments established before 1977, Native corporation selections, the Annette Island Reserve...
Forsberg, Jornet rewrite Mount Marathon record book; Ostrander dazzles in debut

...When he wasn't doing those skyraces, he was pulling off unprecedented feats like going up and down 20,237-foot Mount McKinley from Kahiltna Base Camp, at 7,300 feet, in 11 hours and 48 minutes. While nine-time Marathon women's champ...
Ostrander's senior debut adds to buzz about Saturday's Mount Marathon

...races, and holds speed records for ascent and descents on prestigious peaks such as the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and Mount McKinley. Jornet's record run up and down Denali last year was done in under 12 hours.The fastest local man in the race...
National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

...Service is not against changing Mount McKinley's official name to Denali...public interest for both the name Mount McKinley and the traditional Athabaskan...Officially changing the name from Mount McKinley to Mount Denali will show the...

...for views of the Chigmit Mountains, and north for a glimpse of Mount Susitna or - on especially clear days - even Mount McKinley. If you visit Nikski during the long days of June, you may have the opportunity to take part in Nikiski Days, a...


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