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44th in the 49th By JAMES BROOKS JUNEAU EMPIRE

ANCHORAGE - The crowds were there - diplomat, media and bystander alike. As President Barack Obama arrived in Alaska for his first prolonged visit to the 49th state, there were plenty of cheers and no boos on the streets of Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/44th-49th-james-brooks-juneau-empire
Local
Obama to take trip with a Bear

...NEW YORK - Survival expert Bear Grylls has bagged his biggest celebrity yet for a walk in the wilderness - President Barack Obama.NBC and the White House said Monday the president will meet with Grylls during his visit to Alaska to discuss climate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/obama-take-trip-bear
State
My Turn: The changing Arctic presents opportunity to thrive, if we act now

...from Russia in 1867, yet no sitting President has ever ventured to the Alaskan Arctic. That changed when President Barack Obama arrived this week to address a conference on Arctic issues. While he has signaled his intent to focus on climate change...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-01/my-turn-changing-arctic-presents-oppo
Opinion
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...Arctic and a visit by the President of the United States. Our region is ready for this moment. This week, President Barack Obama annouced that he will visit Kotzebue as part of his trip to Alaska. NANA has been working with leadership in the region...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-location-expertise-and-timing
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...together. Today another conversation with Alaskans will take place, this time with the president himself. President Barack Obama says climate change is his main agenda. Like Alaska's Congressional delegation wrote in separate My Turns this week...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...there always was active legislation, Antonson said."It was just irritating," she said.Q: HOW DID PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA CHANGE THE NAME?A: On the eve of a three-day trip to Alaska, the White House announced that Interior Secretary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/mount-mckinley-mount-denali
State
Denali's name restored

In the weeks before President Barack Obama's Monday afternoon arrival in Anchorage, he promised Gov. Bill Walker and Sen. Lisa Murkowski that there would be "no surprises...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/denalis-name-restored
State
Photo: The president has arrived

The President Barack Obama arrived in Alaska around 2:15 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/photo-president-has-arrived
State
Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

COLUMBUS - 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/ohio-gov-kasich-opposes-changing-name-m
State
Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

WASHINGTON - 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/alaska-bound-obama-renames-americas-tal
State

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