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  1. Gap narrows between Quest leaders Sass and MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | CBC News

    Musher Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, is hoping to repeat his 2014 and 2013 Yukon Quest wins. It's shaping up to be a tighter finish in the Yukon Quest's 1,600 kilometre sled dog race from Whitehorse, YT, to Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  2. Brent Sass leading at Yukon Quest's Circle City checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | CBC News

    ... halfway point with 13 dogs running and one in the sled. He arrived at Circle City checkpoint early Saturday morning. (Yukon Quest) Alaska's Brent Sass continues to lead the Yukon Quest , arriving at the Circle City checkpoint with 12 dogs early ...

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  3. Amboy man's book paved way for TV's 'Deadliest Catch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... Forks, and while living in Alaska, he took a ferry to Skagway, hiked the 33-mile Chilkoot Trail, flew into Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, bought a 17-foot canoe and spent a month alone paddling 1,000 miles of the Yukon River. Then he sold the canoe to ...

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  4. Alaska cruise had relaxation, a little educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... 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 Staircase" ...

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  5. 46th annual Festival du Voyageur kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Snow Sculptor Adam Green from Whitehorse, Yukon was at the Festival Du Voyageur working on his snow sculpture Thursday. The Festival begins Friday.

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  6. Quest leaders charge into Alaska, with Sass clinging to lead over MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Minutes before he took off from the Dawson City dog yard on Wednesday afternoon, Brent Sass gave each member of his team a quick rub and a few words of encouragement. Sass was the first musher to leave the halfway point of the Yukon Quest at 3:01 p.m., exactly 24 hours after arriving in Dawson.

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  7. Festival du Voyageur attracts world snow sculptors to WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | CBC News

    ... amazing to watch how people go through their process, and of course seeing all the finished works at the end." The Yukon team's piece is called "Mile 918," which is the original mile post of Whitehorse, Yukon. The team found inspiration in the old ...

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  8. Singer brings electro-folk sound to GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Canadian musicians on the Canada Winter Games / Cold Snap Festival. She was not yet a resident of Whitehorse when that Yukon city was the host of the 2007 edition of the Games, so she can't wait to be part of the atmosphere. "I was very happy, very ...

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  9. Fatal Alaska Highway crash investigation still not complete 6 months laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | CBC News

    ... 8, survived the crash, but was left in critical condition. He was medevaced to Vancouver and has since returned to the Yukon where he continues his recovery.

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  10. 70 crashes in 6 years on Fourth Avenue in WhitehorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | CBC News

    A Whitehorse man was killed just under a year ago when he was struck by an SUV on Fourth Avenue. woman was sent to the hospital in Whitehorse in January after being hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Ray Street and Fourth Avenue.

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  11. Rugged 1,000-mile Yukon-Fairbanks sled dog race startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    In this photo taken Jan. 24, 2015, Mark Dewese helps unload two-time defending champion Allen Moore's drop bags during the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race Food Drop at Summit Logistics in Fairbanks, Alaska. The 1,000-mile race begins in Whitehorse, Yukon on Feb. 7. In this photo taken Jan. 24, 2015, four-time winner Lance Mackey and Della Severtson fill out an inventory receipt for Mackey's drop bags during the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race Food Drop at Summit Logistics in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  12. Facing 1,000 Miles Of Frigid Winds With Loyal Dogs And WillpowerRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    Saturday marks the start of the annual Yukon Quest International Sled Dog race, a 10-day journey from Whitehorse, Yukon, to Fairbanks, Alaska, 1,000 miles away. This year, veteran musher Lance Mackey is back on the trail.

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  13. WHITEHORSE, Yukon (AP) - A long distance sled dog race considered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The Yukon Quest race will take dog teams across 1,000 miles of rugged and unforgiving terrain to downtown Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  14. 2015 Yukon Quest sled dog race starts today in WhitehorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | CBC News

    The Yukon Quest, one of the last long-distance sled dog races in North America, begins Saturday morning in Whitehorse. Twenty-six dog teams are leaving on the 1,600-kilometre race to Fairbanks, Alaska, travelling on frozen rivers, lakes and trails through the wilderness of central Yukon and Alaska.

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  15. Defending champion Moore draws No. 1 bib in Yukon QuestRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Washington Times

    It will be a familiar face leaving the chute first on Saturday when the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race starts. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports two-time defending champion Allen Moore drew the No.

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  16. WHITEHORSE, Yukon (AP) - Two-time defending champion Allen Moore will ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Two-time defending champion Allen Moore will be the first musher to leave Whitehorse, Yukon, on Saturday in this year's 1,000-mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. "My eyesight isn't that good, but I think this says No.

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  17. Interview: The CMA's president on assisted dyingRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | MacLeans

    Today's landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling that would allow doctors to help terminally ill patients end their lives, in extreme cases, puts Canada's medical profession in a challenging position. What rules should be put in place, over the 12 months the court has allowed, to guide physicians who will now face unfamiliar, ethically fraught decisions? I spoke with Dr. Chris Simpson , the Canadian Medical Association's president-and also a professor at Queen's University's medical school and medical director of Kingston General Hospital's cardiac program-about the ruling and what comes next.

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  18. Former P.E.I. resident seeks thrills in extreme sled dog raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Guardian

    Former P.E.I. resident Damon Tedford has been training for the past six months in preparation for the extreme 1,600-kilometre international sled dog race called the Yukon Quest. The quest begins Saturday.

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  19. Knute Johnsgaard Cracks Top-15 to Lead Canucks in Opening Day of...Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Knute Johnsgaard sprinted through dense smog to a 14th place and finished as the top Canadian in the classic sprints to mark the opening day of the Nordic Junior and Under-23 World Skiing Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Competing in the men's under-23 division, Johnsgaard was the lone Canadian male to qualify for the head-to-head heats with the top-30.

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  20. Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race travels 1,000 miles to Fairbanks, Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | PRWeb

    The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, "the most difficult sled dog race in the world," starts February 7th and covers 1,000 miles of extreme and majestic terrain between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada and Fairbanks, Alaska. The 32nd Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race begins February 7, 2015 in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada and finishes on the frozen Chena River in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska .

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