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Eleven sign up for 20th Yukon Quest

...the 20th edition. First in line was Fairbanks musher Alden West, who camped outside the Yukon Quest office Monday night...Two Rivers musher Abbie West, who is no relation to Alden West, was second in line. Abbie West was followed by Rusty...
Dog-mushing FBI agent prepares to hit trail in Yukon Quest

...Milne's one of the few mushers in this year's 23-team field who has been juggling careers with training. Rookies Alden West, a cab driver in Fairbanks, and Paul Geoffrion, a dentist in Whitehorse, also are employed year round. Milne was...
Yukon Quest mushers create varied diet programs

...even beaver meat with whitefish, salmon or lamb sausage thrown in as snacks. "They eat like kings," said rookie Alden West. "When did any gray-haired housewife in Seattle feed salmon steaks or lamb sausage to her dog?" Quest mushers dropped...
Juneau's Bicknell scratches from the Yukon Quest

...of her fellow mushers, who urged her to continue on to Pelly Crossing. In addition to Bicknell and Vanier, musher Alden West has also dropped out of this year's race. For race standings and further updates, visit the Yukon Quest Web site...
Massicotte leads mushers out of Pelly Crossing

...pack. Four other mushers also had left Pelly Crossing by midmorning today. Twenty-two mushers remain in the race. Alden West, a rookie from Fairbanks, became the first musher to scratch when he pulled out of the race in Pelly Crossing this...


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