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Author Andy Hall to speak Friday at UAS

...which 12 young men attempted to climb the peak. Only five survived.In his investigation, Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, spent years tracking down survivors, lost documents, and recordings of radio communications. He...
Recent Alaska books

...attempted to climb Mount Denali. Only five survived. In "Denali's Howl," journalist Andy Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy."Kiska: The Japanese Occupation of an Alaska Island" by Brendan Coyle...
Denali road crews juggle access with protection

...or expanded public access. The motion of that pendulum depends on numerous factors, from the attitude of the park superintendent to changes in federal regulation."There's a tension between resource group and maintenance. I think it's...
Denali planning for temporary ban on pet goats

...temporarily ban certain pets after a local resident was cited for hiking on park trails with his pet goat this summer.Park Superintendent Don Striker said domestic goats pose a significant risk to Denali's Dall sheep population. He said he is planning...
Summer books roundup

...attempted to climb Mount Denali. Only five survived. In "Denali's Howl," journalist Andy Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy. "Harnessed to the Pole: Sledge Dogs in Service to American Explorers...
Park Service says drones could disturb wildlife

...visitors who are also utilizing that parking lot."National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis on Friday directed park superintendents to ban unmanned aircraft in national parks. Spokesman Jeffrey Olson said most had been used by hobbyists."They...
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Unmanned aircraft prohibited in America's National Parks

...disturb a herd of bighorn sheep, reportedly separating adults from young animals.The policy memorandum directs park superintendents to take a number of steps to exclude unmanned aircraft from national parks. The steps include drafting a written...
Glacier Bay Lodge saved from closure

...the lodge and 3 percent of future gross receipts to be set aside for continued maintenance. Glacier Bay National Park Superintendent Susan Boudreau said the complete terms of the extension haven't been made public yet. Boudreau said one key...
Historic house proposed as lodging for lt. gov

...renovations stopped and the site was victim to budget cuts and fell into disrepair, said Eberhardt, southeast area parks superintendent for the department's Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.It has taken a lot to get the building to where...
Drive-up cabin a first for Ketchikan's Settler's Cove park

...cabin in the Ketchikan area, though the Southeast district has three cabins in Juneau. Mike Eberhardt, Southeast park superintendent, said the three cabins are booked months in advance."I would be shocked if (Ketchikan's) didn't fill...


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