Tag: McKinley

McKinley To Denali Name Change Legislation Passes Out Of Senate Committee

The long time tug of war over the name of North America's highest peak was back in front of the U-S Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee on Tuesday. Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: June 27, 2012

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Federal Government Clears Redistricting Plan, BLM Cleans Up Two Legacy Wells in NPRA, Fairbanks Area Leaders Express Relief Over F-16 Decision, Historic Plane Wreck Identified, 2,700 Alaskans Due Health Insurance Rebates, Anchorage Innovator Develops Bus App, Congress Debates Mount McKinley Name Change, Workforce Program Celebrates Anniversary, Studying a Thriving Bird- The Rhino.

Congress Debates Mount McKinley Name Change

The National Park Service does not object to renaming the continent’s largest peak Mount Denali, though it’s stopping short of recommending the name change. In...

Climber Dies After Fall on Mount McKinley

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National Park officials say a climber has died of injuries after falling during a climb of Alaska's Mount McKinley.