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McKinley No More: 20 Beautiful Photos of Denali

DL Cade | Posted 09.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
DL Cade

From 1917 until this last Monday, if somebody asked you what the tallest mountain in North America is, you would have had to answer "Mount McKinley....

McKinley To Denali? How To Visit (And Enjoy!) America's Most Talked About Mountain

Hipmunk | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk In advance of his three-day trip to Alaska, where he will advocate for more urgent action on climate change, President Ob...

Friday Talking Points -- North, To Alaska!

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.05.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama had some fun this week, and by doing so actually forced the media to tackle a serious subject on his agenda.

Rand Paul Thinks 'Lack Of Assimilation' Is Native Americans' Problem

The Huffington Post | Julian Brave Noisecat | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul took to the airwaves Thursday to broadcast his theory that Native Americans "don't do very well because of their...

Climbing Denali

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Would that President Obama meant what he said when, as he began his symbolic, climate-change-awareness trek to Alaska, he declared: "The time to plead ignorance is surely past."

Bristol Palin Is Not Happy About Obama Restoring Denali's Name

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

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6 More Landmarks That Should Have Their Indigenous Names Restored

The Huffington Post | Julian Brave Noisecat | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama restored the Athabascan name, Denali, to the highest peak in North America on Sunday. The name, which means "High One" or "Grea...

'Green News Report' - September 1, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.01.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama makes powerful case for climate action on the edge of ...

Obama Considers Other Name Changes

David Macaray | Posted 08.31.2015 | Comedy
David Macaray

Given that we already have a New York, a New Jersey, and a New Mexico, Nevada will be changed to "New Wealth," reflecting the contribution Las Vegas has made to the state's otherwise pitiful tax base.

Obama Will Restore Mt. McKinley's Name To Denali On Alaska Trip

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, siding...

Obama To Rename Mount Mickinley As Mount Denali

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, endin...

Getting Down and Dirty with Mt. Denali/McKinley: To Denali and Fairbanks on the Looney Front, Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.09.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I would be lying if I said the thought of Germanwings does not cross my mind. In fact it's front and centre, left and right, uppermost and bottommost,...

Will the Real Mt. McKinley Please Stand Up: To Denali and Fairbanks on the Looney Front, Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

OK, I know we live in an age of language inflation where never-use-one-word-when-you-can-use-four is the golden rule, where simple terms are preempted...

Beautiful Tribute To A Dog And His Man Will Have You In Tears

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.17.2015 | Good News

"When someone you love walks through the door, even if it happens five times a day, you should go totally insane with joy." So says photographer Be...

Destroying What Remains

Dahr Jamail | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
Dahr Jamail

A dozen years after I left my home state and landed in Baghdad to begin life as a journalist and nine years after definitively abandoning Alaska, I find myself back. This time, unfortunately, it's because I seem increasingly incapable of escaping the long and destructive reach of the U.S. military.

Ohio Congressman Climbs Back Into McKinley Name-Change Battle

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) rose to the defense of the late William McKinley Wednesday with the latest in a long series of Buckeye State bills aimed at ending the Denali discussion and preventing a name change for the highest mountain in North America.

So close, and yet so far: Weather delays solo Denali climber's return

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.17.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

TALKEETNA, Alaska -- High winds thwarted an attempt to pluck adventurer Lonnie Dupre from Mount McKinley base camp Wednesday after his historic solo J...

Fourth Time's a Charm as Dupre Completes Solo January Summit of McKinley

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.14.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Minnesota mountaineer Lonnie Dupre has apparently completed a solo summit of the 20,237-foot Mount McKinley in January, the first time anyone has accomplished such a feat, according to Stevie Plummer, Dupre's expedition manager.

Mountaineer Lonnie Dupre Is on His Fourth Attempt to Summit McKinley in January

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.10.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

For the fourth time, to diminishing fanfare, Lonnie Dupre is trying to do what has never been done: Reach the summit of Mount McKinley, alone, in the supremely inhospitable month of January.

Denali Dilemma: Can Ohio Native -- And Alaska's Newest Senator -- Dan Sullivan Get Mount McKinley Renamed?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Alaskans of any political persuasion can agree that we should get to name our own state's highest mountain, currently misnamed Mount McKinley. And Sullivan is uniquely positioned to do something about it.

Alaska's Denali National Park to Accept 2015 Reservations Starting Dec. 1

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
Alaska Dispatch News

The holiday season may still be ramping up and Alaska may just be settling into winter but officials at Denali National Park and Preserve are urging people to start planning their summer adventures by booking campsites and seats on the park's shuttle buses early.

Expedition Denali: After the Climb

Cat del Valle Castellanos | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports
Cat del Valle Castellanos

Two years of planning. One year of training. In June, a group of African-Americans set out to climb the highest peak in North America. Less than a thousand feet from the top of 20,320 summit of Mt. McKinley (also known as Denali), the expedition had to turn around.

The Animals of Alaska, First of a Few Journal Entries: Day 3

Ken White | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

Two long days, over three thousand miles traveled in three flights followed by five hours on a train followed by seven hours on a bus to what is literally the end of the road (there's a rather official looking sign saying as much).

POLL: Does This Mount Need A New Name?

AP | By BECKY BOHRER | Posted 04.01.2013 | Travel

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's senior senator has once again introduced legislation to rename Mount McKinley, Denali. Sen. Lisa Murko...

4 Missing Climbers Presumed Dead After Alaska Avalanche

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 08.16.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A shallow avalanche on Alaska's Mount McKinley may not have killed four Japanese climbers, but the slide pushed them into a...