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'Great to be here': Watch the president's arrival, go behind the scenes

Here's more on President Barack Obama's arrival in Anchorage today, from the notebook of New York Times reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis, one of the pool reporters traveling with the president:

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Environmentalists in Anchorage rally against Arctic drilling

Environmentalists rallied Monday against oil drilling in the Arctic, gathering at an Anchorage park near a climate change conference President Barack Obama was scheduled to attend later in the…

'Great to be here': Watch the president's arrival, go behind the scenes

Here's more on President Barack Obama's arrival in Anchorage today, from the notebook of New York Times reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis, one of the pool reporters traveling with the president:

'I've already signed the paperwork,' Jewell says of McKinley name change

The Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell talked about the Denali name change and an Arctic Youth Ambassador Program, among other topics in an interview with the media during the GLACIER…

PHOTOS: President Obama arrives in Anchorage

President Barack Obama has arrived in Anchorage. Bookmark this page to watch live KTUU coverage of the president's remarks later today at the GLACIER conference. #POTUSAK

Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the name used by native Alaskans.

Kerry: Climate change potential for harm similar to World War II

Secretary of State John Kerry says responding to climate change may seem like a high mountain to climb but current leaders are not the first to face uncertainty about the future.

Mixed weather conditions to follow Obama through Alaska

President Barack Obama’s visit will be met with mixed reactions by more than just Alaskans. The weather during his three-day visit seems to be much of the same.

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Newtok, which has a population of approximately of 375 Yupik people, was established along the shores of the Ninglick River, near where the river meets the Bering Sea, by the Bureau of Indian…

LIVE STREAM: Watch the GLACIER conference here

Watch live streaming video of the GLACIER conference today in Anchorage. President Obama is expected to speak later today. 

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the brink

Expect climate change in Alaska to be the focal point of President Barack Obama's visit this week to the 49th state. Getty Images recently visited the eroding village of Newtok, where…

Mt. McKinley officially renamed Denali before Presidential visit

North America's tallest peak has officially been renamed to Denali from Mt. McKinley, according to an order signed by the Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell.

Obama to appear on reality show with Bear Grylls while in Alaska

President Barack Obama will be appearing in a reality show while in Alaska, according to a press release by NBC Monday. 

GLACIER conference: A look at what's to come Monday

The president is on his way to Alaska this morning ... here's what to expect in the day ahead.

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Kerry: History will not look kindly on climate change skeptics

Secretary of State John Kerry says history will not look kindly on climate change skeptics who fail to take action to curb warming.

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Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Anchorage Sunday

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Alaska Sunday and was greeted by First Lady Donna Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. 

Uncertainty about Obama's climate change agenda while in Alaska has many worried

A day before President Obama is scheduled to arrive for a three-day trip across Alaska that is said to be focused on climate change, there are many questions left unanswered about what the…

Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Anchorage Sunday

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Alaska Sunday ahead of a three-day visit by President Obama to the state. His motorcade passed through Government Hill this afternoon. 

Police announce new traffic restrictions during Presidential visit Monday

Anchorage police have announced new road closures that will impact traffic Monday during the GLACIER conference and Presidential visit in Downtown Anchorage. 

Gov. Walker to accompany President Obama from Washington D.C. Monday

Gov. Bill Walker will be accompanying President Obama Monday from Washington D.C. during his visit to Alaska, the governor's office announced in a press release Saturday. 

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PHOTOS: President Obama arrives in Anchorage

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LIVE STREAM: Watch the GLACIER conference here

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Mt. McKinley officially renamed Denali before...

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Kerry: History will not look kindly on climate...

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