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Alaska Dispatch News
Live reports from President Obama's visit to Alaska. Alaska Dispatch News
President Barack Obama will film an episode of a wilderness survival show with TV outdoors star Bear Grylls during his trip to the state, NBC announced Monday. Erica Martinson
As Obama pays a visit to Alaska to talk climate change and Arctic issues, it may be a preview of the U.S. stance during upcoming climate talks in Paris.Jeannette Lee Falsey
President Barack Obama may be traveling into unfriendly political territory as he heads north to Alaska Monday, but he has been slowly paving the way with announcements aimed at ensuring a welcoming populace.  Erica Martinson
It’s official: Denali is now the mountain formerly known as Mount McKinley. With the approval of President Barack Obama, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has signed a “secretarial order” to officially change the name of North America's highest peak.Erica Martinson
The president is expected to visit four Alaska communities during his visit to the 49th state. Alaska Dispatch News
State leaders in blood-red Alaska fear further restrictions as Obama prepares to visit, but he's earned points with efforts to highlight the Arctic, visit remote communities and allow offshore exploration. Alex DeMarban
The Alaska Legislature approved paid trips for 40 lawmakers and staffers to a conference in Seattle earlier this month, despite recent calls from some of those same legislators to limit state agency travel because of the budget crisis.Nathaniel Herz
In an interview Saturday, Gov. Bill Walker talked about his upcoming trip from Washington, D.C., to Alaska with President Obama and what he wants to communicate.Marc Lester