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...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...
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...
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...
As Glacier Bay tourism grows, so does town of Gustavus

...Fourteen additional cruise ships will be allowed in Glacier Bay National Park, starting next summer, according to park Superintendent Tomie Lee. Sound off on the important issues at Most of the 400,000 people who visit the park annually come...
Speed limit cut to save humpbacks

...whale by a large ship, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve has limited the speed of vessels in part of the park. Superintendent Tomi Lee recently set a 10-knot maximum speed for vessels traveling between Rush Point, about 6 miles north...
Small plane with 4 on board missing southwest of Anchorage

...or radio communications from the aircraft, said park superintendent Ralph Moore, who was holding out hope that the...and an HC-130 plane to help with the search. Park superintendent Ralph Moore said the plane left Swikshak Lagoon...
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