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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Fairbanks, AlaskaOne Dollar monday August 31, 2015 daily news Miner t11e be of Interior Laska sin 190 inside today woman credits seat belts with saving family s lives in Parks Highway crash. A it a3 Obama it s Denali not Mckinley White House announces change on eve of Alaska visit by Jeff Richardson j Richardson Ltd it m the White House announced on sunday that president Obama has restored the name Denali to North americans tallest Peak ushering out the controversial Era of it. Mckinley. The Mountain which has been officially named after the 25th president of the United states since 1917, Quot ill now be recognized by the . Board of geographic names by its original Koy Ukon Athabasca name which Means a great one. A this designation recognizes the sacred status of Denali to generations of Alaska natives Quot a White House news release stated. The news was immediately hailed by supporters As a step Forward for Alaska and its people. Sen. Lisa Murkowski who re filed legislation in february to rename the Mountain Denali sen. Dan Sullivan and gov. Bill Walker each promptly sent out news releases praising the move. A a in a like to thank the president for working with us to achieve this significant change to show Honor respect and gratitude to the Athabasca people of Alaska. Murkowski stated. Denali a a3 president Barack Obama on sunday said he a changing the name of the tallest Mountain in North America seen Here in 2011. From mount Mckinley to Denali a ii 1 photo by Civ Tiki r the weather. Partly sunny to begin the week with scattered rain and Snow a ves Snow a possible. High today49 Low tonight 32 weather a a11 Aurora forecast. Auroral activity will be Low. Weather permitting displays will be visible overhead from Barrow to Fairbanks. Spotlight Monroe Catholic Tennis coach a local legend among Fairbanks players. Interior Page a4 administration looking for a balance in Arctic by Matt Buxton Mibu Etc it a. it a president Barack Obama will arrive today in Alaska expected to touch Down this afternoon in Anchorage. And his three Day visit will showcase the impacts of global climate change on alaskans primarily those in coastal communities. But at the same time As the president is expected to Roll out initiatives to help communities Cope with receding sea ice and coastal erosion the administration is also eyeing Opportunity in the Arctic. Obama visit also comes 011 the heels of his highly controversial decision to allow Shell to begin Arctic drilling in the Chukchi sea. Even the Agenda of the state department sponsored Glacier conference where Obama will deliver the closing address reflects that. One half of sessions Quot ill be about coping with climate change while the others discuss expanding fisheries and the need for search and Rescue. For . Secretary of state John Kerry who arrived in Anchorage on sunday evening and sat Down for a round table with reporters its about striking a balance with a Long term goal in mind. A this decision reflects a balance with the reality that for the foreseeable future we re going to need to Drill for Gas and so Forth a he from right. Secretary of state John Kerry is greeted by Alaska first lady Donna Walker and lieutenant gov. Byton Mallott air Force it. Gen. Russell j. Handy i Sarak commanding general maj. Gen. Bry an Owens and Laurie Hummel the adjutant general of the Alaska National guard As Kerry Arries at joint base Elmendorf Richardson on sunday afternoon photo Courtesy Hoy Lynors of k a a that a part of w hat the Arctic councils Challenge he said. A is to recognize that because there is new shipping capacity and fishing capacity and so Forth we have to be very certain it to be managed 111 an effective w a. You be got to do it in a Way that s sustainable for there is new shipping capacity and fishing capacity and so Forth we have to be very certain it has to be managed in an effective Way. You be got to do it in a Way that s sustainable for John Kerry . Secretary of state said. A How w e use it is very important it s part of that balance Quot with the melting and shifting of sea ice there will be new opportunities for the fishing Industry and for shippers. He said his goal As current chair of the multinational Arctic Council is that the Arctic is tapped in a responsible manner. Arctic a a3 Back on the ice ice dogs open training Camp w Ith scrimmage. Sports Page by sourdough Jack Quot it s always been Denali to me Quot Chena River flood advisory is extended until tuesday by Jeff Richardson Jrichard n. New the National weather sender has extended a flood watch 011 parts of the rain swollen Chena River until t tuesday. Heavy rainfall last week in parts of the Chena River Basin caused the River to Rise above flood stage this w weekend. The Moose Creek dam was actuated by the . Army corps of engineers on saturday morning to help regulate River flow As it approached Fairbanks. National weather service meteorologist Jim Brader said that while the Chena flood control project is helping to prevent flooding in Fairbanks it is also extending the duration of the flood advisory water backed up behind the dam Wall keep the River Crest High for an extra Day or two he said. Flood a a4 the Chena River floods a downtown Bike path sunday morning. Jeff Richardson news Miner body of missing Seattle woman found Friday in Denali Park staff report new or x it my. News Miner. Com the body of a Seattle woman who had been hiking in Denali National Park and preserve s backed Unerv was found Friday morning according to a Park service news release. The woman dec Boehly 28, from Seattle was last seen at 10 . Thursday. She and a co worker had camped for two Days m i Remote area in the Park. While hiking toward the Denali Park Road the two tried twice to Cross a rain swollen tributary of Stony Creek moving far ther upstream each time. On the third attempt. Boehly reportedly fell into the w Ater and was swept downstream. Staff from Camp Denali where Boehly Vas employed reported the incident to Park officials thursday. A search Vas launched involving about 40 people including Park service and Camp Denali employees on foot helicopter personnel and two search and Rescue trained dogs and their handlers. Boehly a body w As found by the Crew of a helicopter contracted by the Park service on Friday. 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