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Yukon River Quest registration opens tomorrow

...444-mile) wilderness adventure paddling race is held during the last week of June on the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Dawson City in Canada's Yukon Territory. Last year, it was named one of the ten toughest races in the world by renowned adventure...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/yukon-river-quest-registration-opens
Outdoors
When war broke out, they didn't wait to volunteer

...third of the front page of the Dawson City newspaper on Aug. 1, 1914.In...of the First World War."While Dawson City's newspapers trumpeted the war...mining engineer Joe Boyle of Dawson City organized a 50-man machine gun...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-25/when-war-broke-out-they-didnt-wait-volu
Local
Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...Breast in the West.Teams will attend from Anchorage, Whitehorse, Skagway, Sitka, Nome, Atlin, Yukon, Haines, Dawson City, Palmer, Vancouver, Portland, Whittier, Salcha, Chicago and FairbanksThey will be running for various reasons...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-04/road-kill-art
Sports
21 mushers already signed up for 2015 Yukon Quest

...sponsorships and donations.Organizers also have changed rest period rules for the 2015 race. The rest period in the Dawson City checkpoint will be reduced to 24 hours from 26 hours.Mushers will also have six-hour layovers in either Braeburn...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-05/21-mushers-already-signed-2015-yukon-qu
State
Reading, writing and coffee

...Sitka Symposium, a similar program, had just ended with no replacement in sight. A Skagway symposium could travel to Dawson City or Denali, attracting writers from across the Far North. The traveling never happened, but writers came anyway...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-05/reading-writing-and-coffee
Art
Tours to fly between Fairbanks, Dawson

...FAIRBANKS - Tourists traveling north with Holland America this summer will spend less time on the road between Fairbanks and Dawson City, Yukon, and more time in those cities.The tour company has contracted with Whitehorse-based Air North to fly visitors...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-06/tours-fly-between-fairbanks-dawson
State
Glenn Bruce Frick

...misadventures membership in the Dumb S**t Running Club (DSRC), formed in1981 after taking son Kenny and two friends to Dawson City's Midnight Dome Race. They arrived in time for what Glenn thought was a midnight start, turned out Midnight Dome...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171236296
Oil company seeks to export Yukon crude from Skagway

...from Chinese state oil company CNOOC, has been investigating the Eagle Plains area along the Dempster Highway north of Dawson City for almost a decade.Northern Cross director and CEO David Thompson said his company is still in the "resource assessment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-09/oil-company-seeks-export-yukon-crude-sk
State
US Customs denies proposed Fairbanks-Dawson City flights

...FAIRBANKS - U.S. Customs and Border Protection has denied a proposal to fly tourists between Fairbanks and Canada's Dawson City, saying the agency cannot provide the staff that would be required.Holland America Line wanted to begin the flights...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-10/us-customs-denies-proposed-fairbanks-da
State
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...one Yukon River fisherman said. And they're big. Steamboat captain Hill Barrington reported a 103-pound king at Dawson City. A fish camp photo from 1913 notes kings so large "their weight stops the wheel." A 1924 picture of a Dawson shop...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-24/what-became-yukon-kings-river-look
State | Local

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