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Team begins new measurement of North America's tallest peak

...accurately determine the height of its highest point.Officials say the new summit elevation measurement on Alaska's Mount McKinley is expected to be announced in late August and will replace the current official elevation of 20,320 feet.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/team-begins-new-measurement-north-ameri
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National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

...Service is not against changing Mount McKinley's official name to Denali...public interest for both the name Mount McKinley and the traditional Athabaskan...Officially changing the name from Mount McKinley to Mount Denali will show the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/national-park-service-supports-mount-mc
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Alaska senators try to give Mount McKinley its Native name

ANCHORAGE - U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are resurrecting an effort to give Mount McKinley its historical Alaska Native name.The Alaska Republicans announced a Senate bill Wednesday to formally call North America's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/alaska-senators-try-give-mount-mckinley
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Lawmakers revive bid to rename Mount McKinley to Athabascan name, Denali

...Murkowski and Dan Sullivan have introduced a bill to give Mount McKinley its historical Alaska Native name.The Alaska Republicans...measures or included language in bills to retain the name Mount McKinley.Sullivan, who is married to an Alaska Native woman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-06/lawmakers-revive-bid-rename-mount-mckin
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Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...becoming the first solo climber to reach the summit of Mount McKinley in the month of January, his support team said Monday...Dupre's fourth attempt at a solo summit in January of Mount McKinley, also known as Mount Denali. The mountain's notoriously...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-13/climber-1st-solo-summit-mount-mckinley
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Couple sweep Mount Marathon titles

...who grew up in the Pyrenees, lives in the Alps and in June 2014 set a speed record for ascending and descending Mount McKinley in 11:48. Juneau's Brian Laurent finished 104th overall out of the 320 male runners with a time of 1:03:45...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-05/couple-sweep-mount-marathon-titles
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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
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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
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North America's tallest peak opens for climbers

...months to help with rescues on Mount McKinley.An average of 1,200 people...have tried to reach the top of Mount McKinley, and just more than half succeed...Daily News-Miner reported.One Mount McKinley climber died last year, and 32...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/north-americas-tallest-peak-opens-climb
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Senator introduces bill to rename Mount McKinley

...America's tallest peak from Mount McKinley to Mount Denali.It is the latest...language in bills to retain the name Mount McKinley; Ohio is the birthplace of President...continue to refer to the peak as Mount McKinley. Under her bill, the Alaskan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-01/senator-introduces-bill-rename-mount-mc
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