Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate actionRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2011 | Boston Herald

    Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska. In a bid to further his environmental legacy, Obama brought the power of the presidential pulpit to Anchorage and called on other nations to take swift action as negotiations for a global climate treaty near a close.

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  2. Alaska-bound, Obama renames Americaa s tallest peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2011 | Post and Courier

    Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided more than 3,000 miles away in Ohio. More contentious matters concerning climate change and Arctic drilling awaited.

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  3. Ohio's Congressmen Need A WhaaambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Wizbang

    The citizens of Alaska in general and the natives of Alaska in particular have finally received the justice long denied them. President Barack Obama is undoing the ethnic insult that took place when Alaska's Mount Denali had its Athabaskan name taken away and replaced with the name of a white man who never set foot in Alaska.

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  4. Q&A about decision to change Mount McKinley to Mount DenaliRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    ... Bohrer, File). FILE - This Aug. 27, 2014 file photo shows Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. President Barack Obama on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 said he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America ... (AP ...

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  5. Box Office Top 20: 'Compton' dominates, Efron movie flopsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    ... charges for the shootings, which he said would allow him to... President Barack Obama is opening a historic trip to Alaska that will make him the first sitting president to visit the Alaska Arctic. The man charged with capital murder in the fatal ...

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  6. Murkowski thanks Obama for restoring Denali; Obama directs his gaze on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | APRN

    President Barack Obama touches down in Alaska Monday for a three-day tour to the state, and beyond focusing on climate change in visits to Anchorage, Dillingham, and Kotzebue, the president is beginning his trip by restoring the Alaska Native name to North America's highest mountain. An official White House release states President Obama will announce the federal government is officially returning Mount McKinley to it's Koyukon Athabascan name of Denali.

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  7. Obama's Alaska visit to 'shine spotlight' on effects of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | UPI

    After arriving in Alaska, President Barack Obama will address climate change at the State Department's conference on Arctic policy leadership Monday evening, the White House said. The department is hosting the two-day event , called the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience .

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  8. Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peakRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided more than 3,000 miles away in Ohio. More contentious matters concerning climate change and Arctic drilling awaited.

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  9. Barack Obama joins Bear Grylls for Running Wild Alaska climate change specialRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

    ... on the environment. In a statement the television network said: "President Obama will meet with Grylls while visiting Alaska to observe the effects of climate change on the area. The two will then come together in the Alaskan Wilderness. "President ...

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  10. Obama Alaska trip aims for 'punctuation mark' on climate legacyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    President Barack Obama sets off for a three-day tour of Alaska on Monday, aiming to shine a spotlight on how the United States is being affected by warming temperatures and rising oceans. With 16 months left in office, Obama is trying to build support for tough new rules on carbon emissions from power plants ahead of a hoped-for international climate deal later this year that could cement his legacy on the issue. 16 comments

  11. Alaskan Dream expanding its fleet for 2016 cruise seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The Alaska cruise season is quickly drawing to a close for this year, but Alaskan Dream Cruises , owned by native Alaskans, already is planning for 2016 with a new ship, the 74-guest Chichagof Dream, joining the fleet. The ship was recently renovated and will sail its inaugural voyage in June.

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  12. President Obama addresses Climate Change in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Restoring Denali "officially" to its rightful name was just a lead in for President Obama's visit to Alaska this week. He outlines his intentions to address climate change here in this video.

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  13. Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinleyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the name used by native Alaskans. Alaska's governor and congressional delegation have praised the long-sought change, which was announced Sunday.

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  14. 16-year-old driver crashes into AML truck on Egan DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A 16-year-old driver had minor injuries after running into an Alaska Marine Lines truck this morning on Egan Drive. "A Dodge Neon was heading inbound, and the vehicle reportedly hydroplaned on some water and ended up striking the vehicle next to it," said Juneau police Lt.

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  15. The Rebranding of the U.S.'s Highest MountainRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Skift

    ... Obama said Interior Secretary Sally Jewell used her authority to rename the mountain. Jewell is also headed to Alaska, and will deliver remarks on climate change at an Arctic conference in Anchorage on Monday. McKinley "never visited, nor did he ...

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  16. Obama to Appear on NBC Survival Show with Bear GryllsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

    While on his three-day trip to Alaska - aimed at promoting climate change action - President Barack Obama will tape an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," NBC and the White House announced Monday. The President will "trek through the wilderness" with survival expert Grylls, in the special edition of the show, set to air later this year according to a press release.

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  17. How one Ohio Republican kept Alaskans from correcting Denali's name for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Swing State Project

    The invidious pet project of one former Ohio congressman has finally reached an end: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, with the support of President Obama, has directed the United States Board on Geographic Names to officially return the name of Alaska's Mt. McKinley to Denali, a name native peoples bestowed on America's tallest mountain long ago.

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  18. LIVESTREAM & RADIO: GLACIER Conference Coverage on Alaskan Media LIVERead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... the diary as completely as I usually do. Mayor of Anchorage, Ethan Berkowitz Mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough of Alaska, Reggie Joule Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, Byron Mallott Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Dr. John ...

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  19. On Alaska Visit, Obama To Highlight Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    President Barack Obama walks across the tarmac to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on August 31, 2015. Obama is heading for a three-day visit to Alaska.

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  20. From Denali To Reagan National Airport: When Places Get RenamedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The Obama administration announced Sunday that the highest mountain in the U.S., Mount McKinley, would be renamed Denali - a name used by generations of Alaska natives. Interior Department officials said in documents that there is no offense intended to President McKinley, but that "We are simply reflecting the desire of most Alaskans to have an authentically Alaskan name for this iconic Alaskan feature."

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