Gloucester to christen its new launch boat on May 19 Source: wickedlocal.com

The City of Gloucester is proud to announce the start-up of a launch service in its beautiful harbor. The launch is a first-class, 26-foot, 24-passenger, solid fiberglass “Duffy” built by Atlantic Boat Company. The public is invited to the christening on Sunday, May 19 at noon at the Harbormaster’s Dock, 19 Harbor Loop, Gloucester. Rides will be available, weather permitting.

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National Park Service Newsfeed

  • Deceased Climber Identified
    The mountaineer who died at 17,500 feet on Denali’s West Buttress route on June 16 is identified as Sanjay Pandit, age 28, of Kathmandu, Nepal. https://www.nps.gov/dena/learn/news/deceased-climber-identified.htm
  • Medical Fatality Near High Camp on Denali
    An NPS ranger patrol responded to a request for help at 17,500 feet on Denali’s West Buttress route at approximately 1 am on June 16. An independent party of three had been descending from Denali Pass when one of the teammates collapsed due to unknown illness. https://www.nps.gov/dena/learn/news/fatality-near-high-camp.htm
  • Denali Unveils a New Video Highlighting the Park Sled Dogs
    As the only national park with a working kennel of sled dogs, Denali National Park and Preserve is incredibly proud of its canine rangers and has unveiled a new video that spotlights the vital role these dogs have in park operations. https://www.nps.gov/dena/learn/news/true-heart-of-winter-release.htm
  • Two Climbers Rescued from the Kahiltna Glacier
    Denali National Park and Preserve rangers responded to two concurrent mountaineering incidents starting in the early morning hours of Monday, June 5. In addition to a routine medical evacuation, mountaineering rangers and guides rescued a critically injured climber in a labor intensive, 14-hour crevasse rescue effort. https://www.nps.gov/dena/learn/news/two-climbers-rescued-from-the-kahiltna-glacier.htm
  • Spring 2017: All Areas of Denali Closed to Snowmobile Use Due to Inadequate Snow Cover
    Due to longer days and warming temperatures, Denali National Park and Preserve Management has determined that there is no longer adequate snow cover for the use of snowmobiles for traditional activities in the 1980 additions to Denali National Park and Preserve.  https://www.nps.gov/dena/learn/news/spring-2017-snowmo-closure.htm

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