North America's tallest mountain gets new name - and height

...America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation.Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known...used the technology of the time, officials said. The new elevation is the result of data collected from the...
Jack Chalmers Culbreath an open vehicle. In route along the new Highway 66 they traveled on corrugated roads...looking for skiers and rock climbers for a new mountain division. Jack and five of his...State. The Forest Service offered him a new position as an Officer Of Information for...
John Mark Kinney

John Mark Kinney was born 83 years ago in Syracuse, New York, and died suddenly on July 6, 2015, in Juneau, Alaska...officer, were spent in many parts of the country, including New York, Oklahoma, Texas and California, and they contributed...
LaVerne Bruce

...led to their move to Alaska, just as the new state had its beginning. LaVerne and Herbert's...Notwithstanding the strangeness and hardships of her new town, she set out immediately, relying...good life for herself and her family in her new home. In a short time, she would want...
Sally Margaret Short

...River docks when the ship arrived. She was a young woman in New York in the 60's. With her solid education in scientific and...moment. Fairbanks in January.Her second marriage led to a new life on the coast, trips in the family fishing boat, salt water...
Michael James Milnes

...Dick Whitmore; chatting and laughing with friends and family into the wee hours with a good bottle of wine; Thanksgivings and New Years with friends in Baja; watching car races and the Baja 1000; helping others; and exploring the world with his love...
Virginia Ginny, Ginna Sue Copland DVM

...pianist, choir singer, English horn player, bush pilot, author, animal lover and world traveler, traveling to Australia, New Zealand, China and South Africa. Beyond any shadow of a doubt Juneau was her home. She loved Alaska and delighted in looking...
Martha Lee Preecs Sandlin

...Chateau at Bothell Landing and maintained her independence until the last week of her life. She delighted in the wide circle of new friends and neighbors at the Chateau and would say it was one of the best decisions she ever made.She is survived by her sons...
Catherine Lena Alter

...children left home Catherine and Joe traveled internationally with many trips to Europe, Asia, Central America, Australia and New Zealand. Catherine will be remembered by many as the person who continually saw what was positive in people and situations as...
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for second day

...strengthening state support for the new arrivals from the Middle East...on a march that confronted the newest migrant arrivals with xenophobic...rail line typically marshal the new arrivals into asylum registration...pass a bill soon that creates new prison-style migrant holding...
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