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What's up with that?

...about some names. Who is the Ben Stewart that the mountain near Eaglecrest is named for? What about Mount Meek, Mount Anderson and the Hilda of Hilda Creek? A: We'll get started on the origins of North Douglas place names with Mount Meek...
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What's up with that? To recognize his mountain of work, Anderson's name was given to a mountain all its own - North Douglas' Mount Anderson, where we pick up our ongoing exploration of place names. Jacob Peter Anderson was born in Utah in 1874 and spent...
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Helicopter rescues hunter stuck on slope near ski area

...separated from his hunting partner, Adam Hubbard, 23, and found himself on a wet, rocky face about 1,800 feet up Mount Anderson. "He could not go up. He could not go down," said Scott Chehock of Capital City Fire & Rescue. Hubbard flagged...
What's up with that? . The next time we pick up this topic, we'll head across the Fish Creek Valley to Mount Anderson and the renowned botanist behind that peak's name. Andrew Krueger can be reached at
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DZ students survey Douglas deer population

...which location yielded such results. The young hunter and science student would only say, "On a high ridge near Mount Anderson." Contact Greg Skinner at 523-2258 or .


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