Refine Search

Mixed conditions on '04 Yukon Quest trail

Mushers preparing to head out on the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Trail have an extra worry this year when it comes to getting to the finish line.
No big changes to Quest

WHITEHORSE, Yukon - The Yukon Quest trail will mostly follow its traditional route on the Canadian...Canada. The Rangers prepare the Canadian side of the Quest trail. Although the winter has been unseasonably warm, Mitchell...
Borrowed dogs put Tetz back on trail

FAIRBANKS - Thomas Tetz staked his first campsite along the lonely and treacherous Yukon Quest trail Saturday night with a 14-dog team he hardly knows. Tetz, a 39-year-old German from Tagish, Yukon Territory, planned to...
Quest rookie Mackey wins by a whisker 2:30 p.m. Mackey covered the 1,026-mile Quest trail in 11 days, 32 minutes. The race record is 10 days...climbing Eagle Summit, the second-highest point on the Quest trail. No other mushers had crossed the finish line as of...
Yukon Quest: Fallen trees almost quash 2005 Quest

...windstorms have knocked down hundreds of trees along the Quest trail that stretches from Whitehorse to Fairbanks. On the...Whitehorse and Dawson City, there are three areas of Quest trail affected by fires, making those regions the most likely...
Butteri still holds lead in Yukon Quest

...including Juneau's Deborah Bicknell early last week in Angel Creek. Meanwhile, another dog has died on the Yukon Quest trail. Two Rivers musher Christopher Knott saw one of his dogs collapse on the way into Pelly Crossing. Quest vets couldn't...
After last year, Quest mushers looking forward to better trail

...volunteers will be breaking the rest of the 1,000-mile Quest trail in sections from now until the race starts on Feb. 9...year." Steve Verbanac has been laying the 50 miles of Quest trail from Angel Creek Lodge to 101 Mile Steese Highway since...
Juneau's Bicknell scratches from the Yukon Quest

...they cover the 203 miles between checkpoints at Pelly Crossing and Dawson City. The leg is the longest on the Yukon Quest trail, and takes mushers to the summit of 3,800-foot King Solomon's Dome. According to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
Quest leaders reach Dawson

...including the traverse of King Solomon's Dome - at nearly 4,000 feet, it's the highest point on the 1,026-mile Quest trail. "It was beautiful. Good weather," said Neff, a Quest veteran who will also run the Iditarod in March from Anchorage...
Steer maintains Yukon Quest lead

...driving a team of dogs owned by Juneau's Deborah Bicknell, who has a training camp in Tagish. From Circle City, the Quest trail follows 175 miles along the Yukon River in what is often an exposed, windy stretch. There's a hospitality stop at...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback