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Denali: New name, same park

...President Barack Obama's trip earlier this month, was renamed Denali, its Athabascan name, by the U.S. Department of the Interior.While the name has changed, the experience of getting to a point to view Denali has not.There is still a...
Parks: Welcome, Fourth Graders ship season ends.The program, started at the White House, is supported by eight agencies - the U.S. Department of the Interior (which includes the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, and...
My Turn: Denali says it all we name places than the names themselves."The story of America is told by the names on the land," the Department of the Interior stated on its press release renaming the mountain. Although it does happen to be one of way we learn pieces...
My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...inspiration to the next generation of leaders, as we know these five ambassadors will, then we've invested wisely in our future, and more importantly, in theirs. ? Sally Jewell is secretary for the U.S. Department of the Interior.
My Turn: Sullivan: President must experience 'real' Alaska through its people

...the state and dramatically increase America's national and economic security. In a recent meeting with me, Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell committed that she would work with our state to expedite federal permitting of this critical...
Attorneys don't buy state's argument on land-into-trust lawsuit

...Indian Reorganization Act, which permitted the Department of the Interior to take Indian land into trust for individuals...Native land into trust.Two years later, the Department of the Interior formalized the "Alaska Exemption."Until 2001...
Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...agreed with those who launched the lawsuit. The Department of the Interior began accepting applications for trust land...year in Juneau, was "strongly opposed" to the Department of the Interior's proposed land-into-trust rule.That...
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...Republican and Speaker of the House, said he was "deeply disappointed" that President Obama allowed U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to restore Denali's name from Mount McKinley.On Monday, Jewell said it doesn't...
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...finally been made right. Alaskans everywhere - from Ketchikan to Kaktovik - celebrated to the news when U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell signed the name change from Mount McKinley to Denali.Meanwhile, politicians in Ohio...
King Cove Road is an unnecessary solution

...of building a road - something that has never been done since Congress passed the Wilderness Act in 1964.The Department of the Interior has exhaustively studied the issue and repeatedly determined that the proposed road should not be built. Unfortunately...


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