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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
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Senator introduces bill to rename Mount McKinley

...North America's tallest peak from Mount McKinley to Mount Denali.It is the latest move...language in bills to retain the name Mount McKinley; Ohio is the birthplace of President William McKinley. One such measure is currently pending...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-01/senator-introduces-bill-rename-mount-mc
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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
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Italian man falls 1,000 feet, becomes 2nd man to die on Mount McKinley this climbing season

...deceptively dangerous section of trail on Mount McKinley, a ranger said Tuesday. Luciano Colombo...district ranger who has summited Mount McKinley four times, said climbers tend to underestimate...likelihood that he succumbed to Mount McKinley's notorious cold temperatures. Three...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-17/italian-man-falls-1000-feet-becomes-2nd
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Murkowski again proposes renaming Mount McKinley

...introduced legislation to rename Mount McKinley, Denali.Sen. Lisa Murkowski said...I have nothing against President McKinley whatsoever, but I would rather have...is the birthplace of President William McKinley, and for years, members of that state's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-30/murkowski-again-proposes-renaming-mount
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McKinley climbers fall to their deaths

...feet to their deaths on Alaska's Mount McKinley, raising this year's death toll on...in a phone interview. While on Mount McKinley, Andrew Swanson called his parents every...bring to four the number of fatalities at McKinley so far this year. There were a total...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061409/sta_450838791.shtml
National Park Service identifies climbers, guide involved in Mount McKinley rescue

...his leg and suffering frostbite on Mount McKinley before he was rescued by helicopter. The...climber to complete a solo winter ascent of McKinley up the West Rib route in March 1989. Mount McKinley, at 20,320 feet, is the highest peak...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-14/national-park-service-identifies-climbe
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Murkowski again proposes renaming Mount McKinley

...introduced legislation to rename Mount McKinley as Denali.Sen. Lisa Murkowski says...have only known the mountain as Mount McKinley.Indeed, a spokesman for Ohio Rep...legislation to preserve the name Mount McKinley. Ohio is the birthplace of President...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-29/murkowski-mount-mckinley
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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
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Belgian mountaineer killed on Mt. McKinley

...mountaineer from Belgium was killed on Mount McKinley when his climbing anchor apparently failed...McLaughlin said. The death is the second on McKinley so far this climbing season. A French...easier route used by the majority of McKinley climbers. Van Reeth is the 108th person...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060910/sta_651026899.shtml

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