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Alaska senators try to give Mount McKinley its Native name

...its Athabascan name, Denali, KTUU reported.The 20,320-foot mountain now honors the 25th U.S. president, William McKinley of Ohio, who served one full term as president before his assassination in 1901.Murkowski and Sullivan stressed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/alaska-senators-try-give-mount-mckinley
State
Alaska Editorial: Continent's highest peak should reflect its heritage

...introduced a bill to officially rename Mount McKinley as Denali.Mount McKinley was first named after President William McKinley in the late 1890s. It remained so named for many years without incident - President McKinley's death after an...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-10/alaska-editorial-continents-highest-p
Opinion
Lawmakers revive bid to rename Mount McKinley to Athabascan name, Denali

...Republican Congress, there will be more sympathy."The mountain's current name honors the 25th U.S. president, William McKinley of Ohio, who served one full term as president before his assassination in 1901.Murkowski and Sullivan stressed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-06/lawmakers-revive-bid-rename-mount-mckin
State | AK legislature
Sullivan defends record on Native issues

...decades, have been stymied by members of Ohio's congressional delegation. Ohio is the birthplace of President William McKinley.Sullivan is from Ohio, but he has roots in Alaska dating to the 1990s.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-28/sullivan-defends-record-native-issues
State
The original capital creep

...comprised 600 pages and in its third and final form made a fine print book of 258 pages. On June 6, 1900 President William McKinley signed the Bill into law. The following is an excerpt: Title IChapter OneSec. 1. That the territory ceded to...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-04-14/original-capital-creep
Neighbors
Senate panel advances bills on lands, Denali name

...to Denali, the name that's widely used for it in Alaska, and it's not clear what kind of traction the proposal will get. Denali is an Athabascan word meaning "the high one." Ohio is the birthplace of President William McKinley.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-19/senate-panel-advances-bills-lands-denal
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -William McKinley's best friend in Congress...Reddit Archives WASHINGTON -William McKinley's best friend in Congress...Juneau Empire Online WASHINGTON -William McKinley's best friend in Congress...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011099/Loc_regula.shtml
Regula revives legislation to keep McKinley's name

WASHINGTON -William McKinley's best friend in Congress has done him a favor. Again. At the beginning of every session, Rep. Ralph Regula submits legislation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011099/Loc_regula.html
Local
This Day in History

...Alaska In 1897, John G. Brady took office as the fifth governor of the District of Alaska, appointed by President William McKinley. In 1933, E.W. Griffin took office as secretary of Alaska under Gov. John Troy. In 1939, District Ranger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062303/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Alaska In 1897, John G. Brady took office as the fifth governor of the District of Alaska, appointed by President William McKinley. In 1933, E.W. Griffin took office as Secretary of Alaska under Governor John Troy. In 1939, District Ranger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062304/sta_dayinhistory.shtml
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