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From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...was named to honor President William McKinley, who never set foot in Alaska.The...Natives. But the plan has politicians in McKinley's native Ohio looking for ways to block...disappeared. Q: HOW DID IT GET THE NAME MOUNT MCKINLEY?A: A prospector known as William A...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/mount-mckinley-mount-denali
State
McKinley-named businesses mull switch

...America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali could have some unintended...hotels to hardware contractors are named "McKinley." Now all those shops are left deciding...Alaska Dispatch News reported.At Mt. McKinley Bank, which has operated with a blue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/mckinley-named-businesses-mull-switch
State
Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

...Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the name used by native Alaskans...name honoring former President William McKinley, a son of Ohio, drew criticism from...Michigan that the name should remain McKinley.He says people in Ohio feel the name...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/ohio-gov-kasich-opposes-changing-name-m
State
National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

...Service is not against changing Mount McKinley's official name to Denali, but Alaskans...public interest for both the name Mount McKinley and the traditional Athabaskan name Denali...named after former president William McKinley, who was from Canton, Ohio.In March...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/national-park-service-supports-mount-mc
State
Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...climber to reach the summit of Mount McKinley in the month of January, his support...was sent from the same coordinates as McKinley's summit.Plummer then posted on the...at a solo summit in January of Mount McKinley, also known as Mount Denali. The mountain's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-13/climber-1st-solo-summit-mount-mckinley
Sports
Alaska senators try to give Mount McKinley its Native name

...resurrecting an effort to give Mount McKinley its historical Alaska Native name.The...the 25th U.S. president, William McKinley of Ohio, who served one full term as...good people of Ohio, where President McKinley was born and where I have many friends...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/alaska-senators-try-give-mount-mckinley
State
Washington climber dies descending Mount McKinley

ANCHORAGE - A Washington state climber has died descending Mount McKinley after falling down a hard-packed stretch of mountain that has claimed 11 other lives.The body of Sylvia Montag, 39, of Tacoma...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-11/washington-climber-dies-descending-moun
State
Washington climber dies on Mount McKinley

ANCHORAGE - A Washington state climber has died descending Mount McKinley after falling down a hard-packed stretch of mountain that has claimed 11 other lives.The body of Sylvia Montag, 39, of Tacoma...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-09/washington-climber-dies-mount-mckinley
State
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...Jewell signed the name change from Mount McKinley to Denali.Meanwhile, politicians in...disrespected the memory of Ohio-born William McKinley, our nation's 25th president. You've...few times since, but none except Mount McKinley stuck, as an honor to President William...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-02/empire-editorial-denali-wrong-made-ri
Opinion
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...to restore Denali's name from Mount McKinley.On Monday, Jewell said it doesn't...vowing to return the mountain's name to McKinley.Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force...considering renaming the peak formerly known as McKinley, but it was a "big surprise" to him...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-31/jewell-denali-name-change-final
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