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Searchers look for flood victims in Utah town

...narrow slot canyon. They left before park officials closed the canyons that evening because of flood warnings, park spokeswoman Holly Baker said.The group hailed from California and Nevada and were all in their 40s and 50s, Baker said. She...
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Summer season winding to close at Denali park

...moose and even an elusive lynx.While snowfall in August isn't unusual, the amount that fell this year was, park spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri said. The last four days of the month saw more than a foot of snow, which caused road closures...
Growing wildfires prompt evacuations

...firefighter working the Juneau Lake fire was bitten by a bear Monday night on a remote trail in the Chugach National Park, spokeswoman Elayn Briggs said. The firefighter was treated minor injuries at an Anchorage hospital, where he was flown after...
Idaho climbers rescued from Alaska mountain after avalanche the avalanche Monday evening at the 7,500-foot level of Mount Dickey in Denali National Park and Preserve.Park spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri said the climbers tried to leave the area on their own but were unable to find a safe exit route...
Lumberjacks' DeGroote dies at 22 while vacationing in Alaska.The 22-year-old DeGroote died Tuesday at a campground at Denali National Park and Preserve. Park spokeswoman Kathleen Kelly says an investigation is under way to try to determine if the shooting was accidental or deliberate...
Young male wolf found dead in Denali, cable snare on neck

...collar may have prevented immediate strangulation and allowed the wolf to escape the trap's anchor, according to park spokeswoman Kris Fister.Because of that, it wasn't immediately clear if the wolf was trapped illegally inside the national...
Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...the National Park Service, which lets park officials keep an accurate list of summit attempts and successes, said park spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri. Their list shows 16 people have summited McKinley in winter, but nobody solo in January, and...
Airlift sent for marooned Denali guests, employees

...rockfalls prompted the closure of the only road into the park on Thursday.Overnight rains swelled small streams, park spokeswoman Kris Fister said. Flooding in the Kantishna area, near the end of the 92-mile road, prompted a road closure...
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Park Service says drones could disturb wildlife

...drone shows the potential for how the unmanned devices could bother wildlife or people watching it, according to a park spokeswoman.The video was shot by a drone flying near mew gulls, Kris Fister told KUAC-FM, and was posted on YouTube...
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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier crevasses, making it one of the most hazardous spots on the 14,410-foot volcano, Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Patti Wold said.NorthWest Helicopters had to wire up a special control box to use the mechanical grabber with the...


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