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Joseph Murphy

...17 yrs together. They were known as "Tam and Joe" and "that cute little couple". While working for the National Park Service in Kotzebue, AK in 2000, Joe was involved in the search and rescue of a lost man on the sea ice in a white out. With...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175531253
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...glaciers springing out from Harding Icefield, Exit Glacier has been receding by 43 feet a year, according to the National Park Service. It has retreated about 1.25 miles over the last two centuries.Obama's carefully choreographed trip aims to make...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/obama-heading-melting-glacier-dramatic-
State
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...stories hinging around Denali and the surrounding mountains, stories that reference family, in some cases. The National Park Service says the first recorded reference to the mountain was made in 1794 by British explorer George Vancouver. The name of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-02/empire-editorial-denali-wrong-made-ri
Opinion
In climate bid, Obama stares down Exit Glacier

...alarming rate of 43 feet a year, according to the National Park Service, which has been monitoring its retreat for decades...global warming, said Deborah Kurtz of the National Park Service."Climate is the primary driver for the retreat of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/climate-bid-obama-stares-down-exit-glac
State
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...unreasonably long period of time, and therefore, under my authority, I made the change."Jewell added that the National Park Service will search for something else inside the park that could be dedicated to McKinley.McKinley had just earned the Republican...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-31/jewell-denali-name-change-final
Local
From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...thousands of years. The National Park Service says the first recorded reference...with the name Tenada. But the park service says the name later got dropped...named the mountain in 1896. The park service website notes Dickey's account...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/mount-mckinley-mount-denali
State
Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...country," White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters. On the plane to Alaska, he showed off new National Park Service maps with the mountain designated as Denali.Obama's excursion north of the Arctic Circle will make him the first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/alaska-bound-obama-renames-americas-tal
State
Smartphone app identifies invasive weeds

...land manager," Graziano said. "If it's state land, Department of Transportation land... the Kenai Refuge, Park Service land, whatever, we'll get to those land managers so they can make a decision about what to do."When a user sends...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/smartphone-app-identifies-invasive-weed
State
Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...connect with their descendants, thanks to National Park Service grants totaling more than $83,000.Before World...connected," said Janis Kozlowski, manager of the National Park Service's Shared Beringian Heritage Program.Wallack said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/village-seeks-reunite-russian-relatives
State
Park Service plans new trail off Chilkoot

The National Park Service is proposing construction of a new...for hikers.In its proposal, the Park Service says the trail would loop west to the...of work interrupted by winter.The Park Service is accepting public comments on the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/park-service-plans-new-trail-chilkoot
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