Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Bethel investigation confirms unspecified code, policy violations by city employees, mayor saysRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... everything else falls into an area where you really have to balance what statements you make." A spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Public Safety said the state Bureau of Investigation had no involvement in Bethel's investigation.

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  2. Alaska-bound, Obama makes waves by renaming Mount McKinleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2011 | The York Daily Record

    Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama on his historic trip to Alaska. Even before he departed, Obama was making waves with a decision to rename Alaska's famed Mount McKinley despite a backlash from Ohio politicians.

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  3. White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2011 | Yahoo!

    The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska. By renaming the peak Denali, an Athabascan word meaning "the high one," Obama waded into a sensitive and decades-old conflict between residents of Alaska and Ohio.

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  4. In Brief | Nation & World | 8-31-15Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska. By renaming the peak Denali, an Athabascan word meaning ...

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  5. Mount McKinley to Be Renamed DenaliRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali on the eve of a historic presidential visit to Alaska. Having spent four decades in a towering identity crisis, North America's tallest peak is changing names, from Mount ...

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  6. White House renames America's tallest mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The excursion above Denali National Park in Alaska showcases not only Mount McKinley, but scores of other mountains and a glacier wonderland that spreads as far as the eye can see.

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  7. Sorry, McKinley: Obama orders name change of highest continental peak to "Denali"Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hot Air

    ... for the Alaskan peak went back in popular usage another 20 years prior to that. Yesterday, in advance of a trip to Alaska, Barack Obama officially renamed it Mount Denali , a demand that had come from the indigenous Athabascan people, with a ...

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  8. Alaska: Obama's poster child for global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... global citizen for that matter, it will be too late to act. Climate change is already apparent in at least one state: Alaska. And this is where Air Force One touches down on Monday for a three-day visit, the longest of any sitting president in ...

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  9. President Obama will talk the climate talk this week in Alaska, but we need more of the climate walkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Today, President Obama will begin his three-day trip to Alaska. In an Aug. 13 video released by the White House, the trip was billed as a climate-change visit.

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  10. Obama using Alaska to add urgency to his climate change warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    As stage sets go, Alaska is a spectacular one. Its props: craggy mountain ranges, picturesque coastlines and iconic glaciers.

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  11. Peak pandering: Ahead of Alaska visit, Obama officially renames Mt. McKinleyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Michelle Malkin

    Waving a wand and changing the name of an entire mountain to please the locals a day before you visit the state has set a new gold standard for pandering. Ironically enough, the name of William McKinley, a proponent of the fiscal gold standard, is being officially removed from the tallest mountain in America in order to do so : President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, siding with the state of Alaska in ending a 40-year battle over what to call a peak that has been known as Mount McKinley.

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  12. Mixed Messages: President Obama's Alaskan Climate TripRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... and what they will be telling the President and Secretary Kerry Send your own message to the President while he is in Alaska here, telling him that the Arctic must come off the table for Big Oil if he is serious about the climate crisis.

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  13. Obama to rename North America's highest mountain, giving it back its Aboriginal nameRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | National Post

    North America's highest mountain, a household name and the answer to countless geography quiz questions, is about to get a new name. U.S. President Barack Obama in Anchorage on Monday will announce the renaming of Mount McKinley, honoring the country's 25th president, to Mount Denali, an Athabascan name used by generations of Alaska Natives that means "the great one."

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  14. For 1923 visit to Alaska, White House shipped tablecloths, sheets to roadhousesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The pace of presidential visits to Alaska has certainly changed since President Warren G. Harding made the first one in 1923, but even then the White House did its share of advance work - going so far as to ship tablecloths and sheets to roadhouses, along with screens for the windows to keep bugs from biting the president. There was also a truck equipped with a generator that would provide electricity to wherever he stopped for the night.

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  15. Historic Obama Alaska trip to focus on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    President Obama will be in Alaska for three days discussing with Alaska's Native Americans the effects of climate change on tourism, as well as improvements to fishing conservation. Historic Obama Alaska trip to focus on climate change President Obama will be in Alaska for three days discussing with Alaska's Native Americans the effects of climate change on tourism, as well as improvements to fishing conservation.

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  16. Alaska Communications and Boys & Girls Clubs - Alaska Announce 2015 Summer of Heroes HonoreesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Six Alaska youth heroes awarded $1,500 scholarships during the five-year anniversary celebration of the Summer of Heroes program The 2015 Summer of Heroes honorees are : Kaci Polsky, Quincy Donley, Marguerite Ruth Cox, Kathryn Casello, William Scannell and Rachel Bedsworth Alaska Communications, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs - Alaska, announced its six 2015 Summer of Heroes honorees Sunday, Aug. 30, at the Alaska State Fair. At the ceremony, Corey Allen-Young joined Bill Bishop, senior vice president, business market, at Alaska Communications, and Alana Humphrey, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs - Alaska, to recognize this year's heroes for their community service efforts and present each youth with a $1,500 scholarship check.

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  17. Ohioans fuming over Mt. McKinley name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Hill

    Ohio lawmakers are voicing disappointment with President Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mount McKinley to Denali, the name used by nearby natives. "There is a reason President McKinley's name has served atop the highest peak in North America for more than 100 years, and that is because it is a testament to his great legacy," Speaker John Boehner said in a statement issued Sunday night.

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  18. Alaska's Mount McKinley renamed to traditional Denali, 'Great One'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | UPI

    President Barack Obama along with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell have changed the controversial name of Alaska's Mount McKinley to the traditional native name of Denali. Denali, formerly Mount McKinley, is the highest mountain in North America with its summit at more than 20,000 feet.

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  19. North America's highest mountain renamed to match its park, DenaliRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... in those days, the park was so remote that few envisioned it would become one of the great tourist attractions of Alaska and one of the world's best places to see wildlife. By the time Congress expanded the park to 6.2 million acres in 1980, a ...

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  20. Obama Just Renamed The Nation's Highest Mountain. These People Aren't Happy About It.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    On Sunday, President Obama announced that he would restore the name of the nation's tallest mountain , currently called Mount McKinley, to Denali. The move, which comes in advance of the President's trip to Alaska, was described as a show of respect to Native Americans and the original name they gave to the peak.

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