Daily Journal masthead
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with subject: Glaciers
  • new storyWhite House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip story has photos
    Updated: Aug-30-15 10:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

  • Global warming carving changes into Alaska in fire and ice story has photos
    Updated: Aug-30-15 3:02 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it.

  • In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy story has photos
    Updated: Aug-29-15 1:40 pm

    WASHINGTON - With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.

  • Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-28-15 11:34 am

    MOUNT BAKER, Washington - Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face of the glacier as it rushes downstream.

  • Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-28-15 9:06 am

    MOUNT BAKER, Washington - Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face of the glacier as it rushes downstream.

  • Smoke from wildfires could delay Montana football games 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 5:26 am

    KALISPELL, Montana - Some Montana sports teams have moved practice indoors and could be forced to delay games because of air quality alerts.

  • Public hearing to be held on drilling lease near Glacier 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 1:34 pm

    HELENA, Montana - A federal panel will hold a public hearing in Choteau next month on whether to allow oil and gas drilling on land near Glacier National Park that is considered sacred by Native American tribes.

  • Montana State Parks visitation could reach all-time high 
    Updated: Aug-09-15 12:49 pm

    MISSOULA, Montana - Visitation to Montana State Parks continues to increase and is on track to set another record this year.

  • Swiss find remains of 2 Japanese climbers missing since 1970 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 6:01 am

    BERLIN - Swiss police said Thursday that they have identified the remains of two Japanese climbers who went missing 45 years ago, months after their bones were found on a glacier under the Matterhorn mountain.

  • Stories and science meet at Jeffers Petroglyphs 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 5:16 pm

    COMFREY, Minnesota - Jeffers Petroglyphs - where 3,000 stone carvings recently came to light, where archaeologists uncovered tools that suggest Native Americans did more there than simply pass through - the most important discoveries may be self-discoveries.