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  1. Yukon Quest to spread out rest periodsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KIMO

    The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race is spreading out rest periods during the race, a move officials say will ensure better rested dog teams.

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  2. Yukon Quest to spread out rest periodsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KIMO

    The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race is spreading out rest periods during the race, a move officials say will ensure better rested dog teams.

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  3. New rest rules means major shakeup for Yukon QuestRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... what was once a four-hour required layover early in the race -- which alternates direction between Whitehorse, Yukon and Fairbanks each year -- has been extended to six hours. The 2015 race, which will run from Whitehorse to Fairbanks, will require ...

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  4. Commissionaires buy local security companiesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and Vancouver Island since 1937, and have about 1,000 employees serving communities from Victoria to Whitehorse, Yukon. "Our business decisions are guided by our commitment to our customers and to veterans, said John Dewar, CEO Commissionaires ...

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  5. Cold War-era telephone lines snag N.W.T. moose, caribouRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    ... Trail, shown as contaminated site number 6 on this map, is now a rugged hiking trail from Norman Wells, N.W.T. to the Yukon border. (AANDC) The Canol pipeline - short for Canadian Oil - has been described by military historians as the biggest ...

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  6. Daily NewswireRead the original story

    Monday | Turtle Island News

    ... advertising dollar goes a long way! WHITEHORSE - Environmental groups and First Nations will square off against the Yukon government on Monday for a week-long legal battle over the future of the Peel River watershed. The First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak ...

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  7. Paralyzed cyclist getting back on bike for epic fundraising ride from Yukon to VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Canada.com

    ... his bike for an epic cross-province ride to raise money for Spinal Cord Injury B.C. (SCIBC) . Beginning in Whitehorse, Yukon, on June 7, Parke hopes to raise $50,000 during what he expects to be a 45 day trek to Vancouver. In undertaking the ...

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  8. First Nations, environmentalists challenge Yukon government in courtRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | The Guardian

    Environmental groups and First Nations will square off against the Yukon government on Monday for a week-long legal battle over the future of the Peel River watershed.

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  9. Eye-opening ExperienceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Medford Mail Tribune

    ... making as it heads to the International Softball Federation junior men's world championships July 11-20 in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. It also marked the first time in at least 25 years that Fagone Field was buzzing with men of all ages playing ...

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  10. Answering the callRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | RecordNET

    ... to the International Softball Federation Junior Men's World Softball Championship from July 11-20 in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. The Italian Athletic Club beat Team USA 8-3 in the first game at Louis Park. Former Sonora High multi-sport standout Nate ...

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  11. Junior national team to make Medford stopRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Medford Mail Tribune

    ... making as it heads to the International Softball Federation junior men's world championships July 11-20 in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. WHAT: The USA Softball junior men's team will play against two teams of local fastpitch players as it makes its way ...

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  12. Canada Day 2014: July 1 celebrations across the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | CBC News

    Canada Day celebrations in the nation's capital are set to reach a crescendo with a fireworks show over the Ottawa River near Parliament Hill Tuesday evening as Canadians mark the country's 147th birthday.

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  13. Canada Day: What's on CBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | CBC News

    The celebration on Parliament Hill features performances from some of Canada's top musical acts, including Serena Ryder and Brett Kissel, punk rockers Marianas Trench, French pop sensations Nadja and Daniel Lavoie, singer/impersonator Veronic DiCaire, and folk rockers Whitehorse.

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  14. 225 junior rangers complete 'enhanced' training in WhitehorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | CBC News

    ... Group were chosen from their home communities to attend the annual event. They came from five different communities in Yukon, 11 in the Northwest Territories, and 19 in Nunavut. Rear-Admiral Jennifer Bennett, centre, who's Chief Reserves and Cadets ...

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  15. Day 15: Whitehorse, Yukon, to Tok, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Cape Cod Times

    ... OK, now that that's out of the way: Today we saw seven - yes, seven - bears on the side of the road while still in the Yukon. First we saw a grizzly cub; soon after, a pair of grown grizzlies; and, finally, a black bear and her three cubs. The baby ...

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  16. Commission pleased with decision allowing appealRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | Whitehorse Star

    A contentious, culturally sensitive legal battle over French-language education in the Yukon is headed to Canada's highest court.

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  17. Supreme Court to hear Yukon French school board caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | CBC News

    The Supreme Court of Canada announced Thursday it will hear a dispute between Yukon's francophone school board and the Yukon government over funding and control.

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  18. Day 14: Watson Lake, Yukon, to Whitehorse, YukonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Cape Cod Times

    Well, we're officially in Jack London territory, if we weren't before. Katie and I were walking down Main Street in Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon, and saw a bronze bust of the "Call of the Wild" author.

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  19. Alaska Newsreader: White Pass and Yukon Railway herbicide dispute,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Herbicide spraying plan for White Pass and Yukon Railway arouses opposition: A proposal by the White Pass and Yukon Railway to spray weed-killing chemicals on the railroad's tracks has prompted a backlash from Yukon environmental groups, reports the in Southeast Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon's territorial capital , doesn't connect to other rail ... (more)

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  20. Search suspended for French adventurer in AlaskaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | The Republic

    ... belongings, especially his ID behind," Labrie said. "He seems extremely unpredictable." When he was 32, Guenot told Yukon News, a newspaper in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada, in January 2012 that he was a ski instructor from Maiche, France, who ...

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