Off and mushing

...push the race's start north, bypassing a mountain range.Canadian rookie Rob Cooke, who hails from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, was the first musher to leave Fairbanks as fans looked on from the starting gate and along the expressway.The...
Finally some snow for Iditarod mushers

...even more rugged than the Iditarod, alternates its start and finish each year between Fairbanks and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. Fairbanks also plays host to many sled dog sprint races throughout the year, and hosted the Iditarod start...
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

...Intelligencer newspaper ran the headline "GOLD! GOLD! GOLD!" to report a discovery of the precious metal in Canada's Yukon Territory.More than 30,000 people, including women and children, flocked to Dyea to climb the 1,500-step "Golden...
Yukon Quest ends with last musher crossing finish line

...line in the 2015 Yukon Quest.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 48-year-old Rob Cooke of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, claimed the red lantern Friday after what he called "13 days of hell" in the 1,000-mile race.The British-born...
Yukon Quest dogs get final vet clearance before race

...Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.The 1,000-mile race is set to begin Saturday in Whitehorse in Canada's Yukon Territory.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the pre-race vet checks took place Saturday.Dozens of sled dogs were...
Yukon River Quest registration opens tomorrow

...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 racer and "Boundless...
Lance Mackey enters 2015 Yukon Quest field

...getting back into the competition.Lance Mackey on Monday signed up for the 1,000-mile race between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and Fairbanks.Mackey, 44, is a cancer survivor and has continued to battle health problems, the Fairbanks Daily...
Lawrence Sommers

...being discussed.In 1971, Larry met Chrystal as he was returning hitchhiking solo from a prospecting trip in the Yukon Territory and she was completing her undergraduate studies in Seattle. They subsequently married, had their son Micah and...
First Friday Art Walk for September

...paintings by Nathalie ParenteauAnnie Kaill's244 Front St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.Nathalie Parenteau, of Yukon Territories, Canada, will be showing and signing new prints at Annie Kaill's, as well as at least one original painting...
'The Boreal Feast' book signing at Rainbow Foods Aug. 23 Sweden, Norway and Finland alongside memorable tales from twenty years of life in the Yukon Territory.Genest has lived in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory since 1994, where she moved from her hometown of Toronto in search of winter. She has...


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