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More cold cash for Iditarod sled dog race winner

...The winner for the past five years has taken home about $50,000, which some mushers say doesn't even cover their dog-food bill for a year.Four-time winner Jeff King donated $50,000 to the race, but times have improved in the two years...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-03/more-cold-cash-iditarod-sled-dog-race-
Sports
Volunteers rescue 35 dogs near Soldotna

...needs and is being cared for outside of the sanctuary.In two days, the sanctuary has gone through two large bags of dog food to feed the rescued dogs. Colbath and Whipp are working to get the dogs bathed, de-wormed and to the veterinarian...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/volunteers-rescue-35-dogs-near-soldotna
State
Donors send dog food to villages

...People for Emergency Preparedness Planning for Animals. The group has been soliciting donations and organizing delivery of dog food to the Bush. It has distributed nearly 300,000 pounds of food since last fall. J.B. Gottstein Co. donated the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012899/Loc_dogfood.html
Local
Yukon Quest begins Saturday, more festivals to follow

...athletes will lead their humans over historic northern travel routes in a unique race that will utilize 15,000 pounds of dog food and 800 bales of straw and require 700 volunteers, officials and veterinarians from around the world. For more information...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020311/art_780031162.shtml
Arts
Mushers deliver thousands of pounds of food for Iditarod

ANCHORAGE - Tens of thousands of pounds of dog food and supplies were being sorted Tuesday for delivery to race checkpoints as mushers and race officials prepare for the upcoming...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021809/reg_392505772.shtml
Report: Alaska pays $1M to settle abuse lawsuit

...third-degree burns that he said were treated with rubbing alcohol.He lost the tip of a finger to frostbite and ate dog food but not regular meals, he said.His adoptive grandfather in July 2004 called Alaska State Troopers and said he feared...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-20/report-alaska-pays-1m-settle-abuse-laws
State
New Jökulhaup flood danger becomes old hat

...she be evacuated again. It includes medication, a flip cell phone, a radio, a flashlight, granola bars, matches, dog food, one day's worth of clothes and water."I'm quite sure that one of my family or friends would take me in," she...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-24/new-j%C3%B6kulhaup-flood-danger-becomes
Local
Love of sport, not money, draws Iditarod mushers

...Ram pickup truck. That doesn't even cover the annual dog food bill for many competitive mushers, who keep dozens of...race, Mackey said he has two major sponsors, one for dog food and another for clothing. The Fairbanks musher gets kibble...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-07/love-sport-not-money-draws-iditarod-mu
Sports
Mushing icon Attla wants villages to take up sport

...Care Mushing program. The program, which is named after his son, started last year and is run with volunteers and with dog food donated by a manufacturer.Attla said he is hoping to persuade the state to add the program to the school curriculum...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-24/mushing-icon-attla-wants-villages-take-
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Donors send dog food to villages THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANCHORAGE...soliciting donations and organizing delivery of dog food to the Bush. It has distributed nearly...summer's salmon shortage. Donors send dog food to villages 012899 Local 8 The Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012899/Loc_dogfood.shtml

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