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NTSB: Pilot decisions caused State Troopers copter to crash

...north of Anchorage. It's a popular tourist destination and a takeoff point for people climbing or flight-seeing Mount McKinley.Contributing to the crash was the pilot's motivation to complete the search-and-rescue mission, which increased...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/ntsb-pilot-decisions-caused-state-troop
State
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused Alaska copter crash

...north of Anchorage. It's a popular tourist destination and a takeoff point for people climbing or flight-seeing Mount McKinley.Contributing to the crash was the pilot's motivation to complete the search-and-rescue mission, which increased...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/ntsb-pilot-decisions-caused-alaska-copt
State
96 years later, small ceremony still recalls Alaska's worst maritime disaster

...situation. Of Athabaskan and Irish descent, Walter had the distinction of being the first person to reach the summit of Mount McKinley in 1913 at age 21.Boesser and Spartz said the group is already beginning to plan commemorations of the 100th anniversary...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-27/96-years-later-small-ceremony-still-rec
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Oct. 6, 2014

...pioneer women. Last month, Barbara Washburn and Pat Williams died. Washburn, 99, was the first woman to climb Mount McKinley and in the 1950s became known as the first lady of the mountain. Williams, 104, was the oldest resident of Seward...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-06/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-o
Opinion
Sullivan defends record on Native issues

...court's ruling and in 2012 had sued over the formula.Sullivan also said he would support changing the name of Mount McKinley to Mount Denali. "It's about respect for the people who named it," he said.Denali is an Athabascan word meaning...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-28/sullivan-defends-record-native-issues
State
Princess Cruises tour bus in Alaska collision

...Monday afternoon on Parks Highway near Cantwell.KTUU reported the cruise company said the bus was traveling from Mount McKinley Princess Lodge to Denali when it was rear-ended by a semi-truck with a double tractor trailer.Alaska State Troopers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/princess-cruises-tour-bus-alaska-collis
State
Photo: The High One

Mount McKinley, native name Denali (The High One), is shown in Denali National Park and Presevere on Wednesday. It is the centerpiece of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29/photo-high-one
State
Walk in the park now a race along its ridge

...debris fields from avalanche residue had racers crawling on all fours.Compton did say the views were incredible, but Mount McKinley was shrouded in clouds. "My spot in the race was secure," Compton said. "There were not a lot of runners ahead...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-05/walk-park-now-race-along-its-ridge
Sports
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
Bill designates house for Lt. Gov.

...who was a U.S. District Court judge, delegate to Congress and, in 1903, part of the first attempt to climb Mount McKinley.Wickersham bought the home in 1928 and lived in it until he died in 1939. His wife's niece eventually inherited...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/bill-designates-house-lt-gov
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