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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." ...

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.

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

Bristol Palin criticized President Barack Obama's decision to restore Mt. McKinley's name to Denali, arguing he should instead be "worrying about the ...

The Debate We Should Be Having Over Mount McKinley

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics

When President Barack Obama officially renamed Mount McKinley on Monday, neither he nor the Republicans protesting his decision mentioned the foreign ...

Karl Rove Wants Obama To Be More Gracious To William McKinley

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

Karl Rove, the former adviser to then-President George W. Bush, told Time Magazine on Monday that President Barack Obama "ought to be more gracious" t...

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, ending...

Rocking Around the Clock in Denali National Park: To Denali and Fairbanks on the Looney Front, Part 3

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Somebody has indeed sighted a critter - in fact a dirty great grizzly bear at 10 o'clock, across a broad pebble-bottomed river just below a line of spruce.

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

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.13.2016 | 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 10.15.2015 | 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...

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.

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.

North America's Highest Peak Not As Tall As Once Thought

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska Sept 12 (Reuters) - North America's tallest peak, Mount McKinley in Alaska, just got shorter, accor...

Stink on Mount McKinley coming from 'Into the Wild' author Jon Krakauer?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 08.27.2013 | Weird News
Alaska Dispatch News

Jon Krakauer, who spawned no end of crap for Alaska search-and-rescue personnel when he penned "Into the Wild" 20 years ago, is now involved in his ow...

UK Mountaineer Who Climbed Mt. McKinley Dies in Alaska Whitewater Rapids

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

An English mountaineer who stood atop Alaska's Mount McKinley only days ago is dead as the result of an accident during a weekend rafting trip hundred...

Minnesota Climber Thwarted From Winter Ascent of Alaska's Mount McKinley for Third Time

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.30.2013 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Once more, the weather gods have driven Minnesota adventurer Lonnie Dupre back from the 20,320-foot summit of Mount McKinley.

Vietnam Vet Dedicates Life To Helping New Generation Of Military Members

Kirk M. Bauer | Posted 07.28.2012 | Impact
Kirk M. Bauer

Each Memorial Day, my thoughts return to 1969 when I served in Vietnam. I remember the young men we lost in the in the Ninth Combat Infantry Division ...

CultureZohn: Sarah Palin, Ain't no mountain high enough

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Patricia Zohn

I don't feel like falling off the mountain with Sarah Palin as she boldly and blindly goes where she doesn't know what she is doing.