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Former champs push Yukon Quest field to 45

...and George Carroll of Two Rivers. The rest of the field is composed of Quest rookies - Diane Allen of Whitehorse; Kelley Griffin of Wasilla; Wayne Hall of Eagle; Jesse Beebe of Delta Junction; Darrin lee of Nenana; Tom Benson of Ely, Minn...
Iditarod finances getting back on track

...trail at 8:16 p.m. Alaska time. Mackey will follow about 90 minutes later. Mushers Trent Herbst, Cym Smith and Kelley Griffin also did not rest their teams in Takotna but also have not yet completed the 24-hour rest requirement. Buser was...
Monson takes early Yukon Quest lead

...expecting the first ones to come in about 7," said volunteer Kelly Hill at the Quest office in Fairbanks. Rookie Kelley Griffin of Wasilla was the first out of the chute at 11 a.m. Monson, who won the Quest in 1988 after finishing second...
Quest mushers hit the trail

...among the 21 competitors who left Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, on Sunday for the 1,026-mile race to Fairbanks. Kelley Griffin of Wasilla was the first out of the starting gate at 1 p.m. Yukon time, followed by the rest of the field in two-minute...
Driving upriver

...eight dogs, down five from the start. Catherine Pinard of Whitehorse left Slaven's Cabin at 8:34 p.m., and Kelley Griffin of Wasilla left the cabin at 9 p.m. Tuesday. Complete, updated standings can be found on the Web at www.yukonquest...
Gatt's nearly got it

...Nenana, Alaska, who now runs the Iditarod. The only mushers out of McCabe Creek, 44 miles from Carmacks, were Kelley Griffin of Wasilla, Alaska, and Thomas Tetz of Tagish, Yukon Territory, who were in eighth and ninth place and just 20...
Quest mushers protest penalties

...penalty for rude behavior and served the time in Dawson City, Yukon Territory. He finished an hour and half behind Kelley Griffin in 14th place. Race Marshal Mel Besharah imposed the two penalties. He said he didn't actually see the infractions...
Nine more mushers finish Yukon Quest

...Tagish. Also finishing on Thursday were Sebastian Schnuelle of Whitehorse, who finished 10th at 4:41 p.m., and Kelley Griffin of Wasilla, Alaska, who took 11th place at 8:39 p.m. For race updates, go to the Yukon Quest's Web site...
Yukon Quest field still looks strong

...Saskatchewan; Sam Deltour, Belgium; Mike Ellis, Two Rivers; Peter Fleck, Wasilla; Hans Gatt, Whitehorse; Kelley Griffin, Wasilla; Pierre-Antoine Heritier, Switzerland; Dries Jacobs, Belgium; Jocelyne LeBlanc, Whitehorse; Sonny...
Healy man first to register for Yukon Quest

...News-Miner city editor Rod Boyce, 42, of Two Rivers. Three race veteran mushers registered on July 3 - David Dalton, Kelley Griffin and Peter Ledwidge - but their hometowns weren't listed on the race's Web site. That brought the race's number...


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