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Anchorage, Alaska

, a major thoroughfare, are named after him. In 1986, P&O Princess Cruises acquired Tour Alaska, which operated on the Alaska Railroad. Based in Anchorage, Alaska, Princess Tours now operates ten luxury railcars (railroad car) with full-service scenic tours of Mount McKinley and can accommodate over 700 passengers per day. *Yep, definitely a '''keep'''. Mgm (User:MacGyverMagic) (talk) (User talk:MacGyverMagic) 19:17, Jun 6, 2005 (UTC) *'''Keep'''. Its a given that the mayor of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) would have an article on Wikipedia. Besides, various other mayors have articles. -- OldRight (User:OldRight) 04:43, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC) *2004 (2004 in aviation)- Alaska Airlines starts service between Denver and Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) and discontinues service between San Jose (San Jose, California) and Tucson. Born in Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona), Arizona, Conklin grew up in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), Alaska, and was an early recruit of the now-famed Minnesota hockey prep school (University-preparatory school) Shattuck-St. Mary's. He later played under Don Granato for the Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League (USHL), before attending the University of New Hampshire and playing for the Wildcats (New Hampshire Wildcats) under long-tenured coach (coach (sport)) Dick Umile. thumb 300px left alt:A map showing the extent of the Chugach National Forest The Chugach National Forest surrounds Prince William Sound (File:Map of the Chugach National Forest.png) and is very mountainous.The '''Chugach National Forest''' is a 5.4 million acre (23,000 km²) United States National Forest (U.S. National Forest) in south central Alaska. It is located in the mountains surrounding Prince William Sound including the eastern Kenai Peninsula and the delta of the Copper River (Copper River (Alaska)). It is the second-largest (third-largest if the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is considered as one entity) forest in the U.S. national forest system, and is the northernmost national forest. The Chugach National Forest envelops Prince William Sound and is surrounded by the Chugach Mountains. It was originally designated in 1907 by Theodore Roosevelt and was originally 23 million acres (93 000 km²) in size. Approximately one-third of the area of the forest is rocks and ice. The supervisor's office is located in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska). There are local ranger (National Park Ranger) district offices located in Cordova (Cordova, Alaska), Girdwood (Girdwood, Alaska), and Seward (Seward, Alaska). In descending order of land area within the forest it is located in parts of the Valdez-Cordova Census Area (Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska), Kenai Peninsula Borough (Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska), Anchorage Municipality (Anchorage, Alaska), Matanuska-Susitna Borough (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska), Kodiak Island Borough (Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska), and Yakutat City and Borough (Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska). Alaska City of Anchorage west-northwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), and approximately 130 miles (210 km) southwest of Mount McKinley. They are accessed by small plane; the closest airports to the range are near Anchorage and in Talkeetna (Talkeetna, Alaska), which is also approximately 130 miles (210 km) away. This makes access to the range very expensive; the weather also creates the potential for delays in reaching the range (both to drop off climbers and to pick them up). *'''Daniel Schlereth''' (born in Anchorage, Alaska but would move to Highlands Ranch (Highlands Ranch, Colorado); alumnus of Highlands Ranch High School) – Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers Location They are located at the northeastern end of the Aleutian range, on the west side of Cook Inlet, roughly 120 miles (200 km) southwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska). The closest major towns to the range are Kenai (Kenai, Alaska) and Homer (Homer, Alaska), across Cook Inlet on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula. '''Mount Torbert''' is the highest point of the Tordrillo Mountains, a small, primarily volcanic range, northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. It is a heavily glaciated peak, and is not itself a volcano, although nearby Mount Spurr and Crater Peak are active volcanoes. *'''United States''' **Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport ''Secondary hub'' (cargo only) **Atlanta – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (cargo only) Unfortunately, in the hours before the games were to start, eight cross-country skiers, a former gold medalist from Germany, and two Americans, were suspended for five days each after they failed blood tests. The tests say that they had elevated levels of hemoglobin, an enzyme within red blood cells that can increase endurance. However, the positives results could be due to the body's acclimation to mountain air, or dehydration. The American skiers are Kikkan Randall of Anchorage Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), and Leif Zimmermann of Bozeman, Montana (w:Bozeman, Montana). Page, along with Briley Piper, 25, of Anchorage, Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), pleaded guilty in 2001 for the March 13, 2000, killing. Both were sentenced to death. A third man, Darrell Hoadley, 26, of Lead, S.D. (w:Lead, South Dakota), also pleaded guilty and testified against Page and Piper. He was sentenced to life in prison (w:Life imprisonment).


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