JDHS' Jones, TMHS' Morris get All-Star nods

...roster includes: Aniguiin's Tony Takak; Bristol Bay's Miles King; Dillingham's Kenneth Savo and Cole Schlagel; Fort Yukon's Franklin Carroll; Glennallen's Cameron Peters and Brent Sampson; Hooper Bay's Al Hale; Klawock's Josh Marvin-Looney...
Artists Selected for Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

The National Park Service, together with the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, Alaska Geographic and the Skagway...regional artist. Callaghan was born and raised in the southern Yukon and from the Eagle-Killerwhale Clan. Her time working as...
Snow-carving team prepares for Buckwheat Ski Classic

...few years later, he heard about a snow-carving team in the Yukon. He'd never even seen a snow contest before.He ended up...Whitehorse International Snow Sculpture Challenge, during the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous. Their first year, they won "Artist's...
Mackey uses Yukon Quest to train young dogs

...finished near the back of the pack of the Yukon Quest, and he's fine with that.Lance...The finish was better than his last Yukon Quest, when he scratched in 2013. Mackey...dealt with health issues.He has four Yukon Quest championships and four Iditarod Trail...
Eureka musher Brent Sass wins Yukon Quest sled dog race

FAIRBANKS - Brent Sass has won the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.The...Moore but passed him on the trail.The Yukon Quest covers 1,000 miles of rugged and...Sass dozed off and hit his head on an icy Yukon lake. The resulting concussion ended his...
Yukon Quest ends with last musher crossing finish line

FAIRBANKS - The last musher has crossed the finish 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...
3 more teams drop out of 1,000-mile Yukon Quest

FAIRBANKS - Three more teams have withdrawn from the grueling Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Cody Strathe of Ester and Joar Liefseth Ulsom, who...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...was a man from Mountain Village, a town of 857 people on the Yukon River. As Mayor Peter Andrews explained in testimony and a...heating, the town's water system would freeze as solid as the Yukon in winter.Mountain Village has an annual budget of $1.85...
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Empire Editorial: When it comes to a gas pipeline, Alaska should carry a backup plan

...course, we've thought the same thing before. We thought it about the El Paso proposal, the Foothills Gas Pipeline, the Yukon Pacific Corp. pipeline, the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act and the Denali Gas pipeline. We've thought it about bullet lines...
Artists selected for the Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

The National Park Service, together with the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, Alaska Geographic and the Skagway...from Canada, one from the United States and one regional (Yukon or Alaska) - to participate in this cross-border creative...


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