Yukon Newswire (Page 9)

Yukon Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. ER doc enters gruelling dog sled raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    Damon Tedford is fulfilling a youthful fantasy as a rookie musher in the Yukon Quest, a 1,600-kilometre international dog sled race that begins Feb. 7 in Whitehorse, Yukon and ends in Fairbanks, Alaska. Photo credit: Facebook Inspired by early 20th century writer Jack London and his novel The Call of the Wild, the 37-year-old emergency room physician from Vancouver is fulfilling a youthful fantasy as a rookie musher in the Yukon Quest, a 1,600-kilometre international dog sled race that begins Feb. 7 in Whitehorse, Yukon and ends in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  10. Ted Harrison saw Canada's North in gorgeous colourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    The painter Ted Harrison depicted a Yukon of vibrant colour - pink lakes, purple mountains, rolling hills as orange as tangerine skin. The frozen land was often depicted in shades of blue, often peopled by faceless but dynamic figures hunting, fishing and playing sports.

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  11. Cruising to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the wayRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 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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  12. Editorial: Base metal woes in Canada's northRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Northern Miner

    Base metal mining in Canada took another couple of hard blows in late January, as falling base metals price bit deeper and deeper into operations. In southeast Yukon, privately held Yukon Zinc is putting its Wolverine high-grade zinc-silver-copper-lead-gold mine on care and maintenance in response to falling metal prices, particularly for silver.

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  13. Sailing to Alaska for relaxation, but learning a little on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... 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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  14. Sailing to Alaska for relaxation, but learning a little on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    ... 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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  15. Mushers hand off their drop bags in anticipation of 2015 Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Drop bags are organized by the checkpoint that is written on them before they are packed onto pallets for shipping. Yukon Quest mushers dropped off all the food and gear they'll need for the 1000-mile sled dog race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse, Yukon over the weekend.

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  16. Alaska News Nightly: January 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | APRN

    ... Two Sand Point men are facing federal charges after allegedly breaking into the town's post office in late December. Yukon Quest mushers dropped off all the food and gear they'll need for the 1000-mile sled dog race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse, ...

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  17. Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Newsday

    ... Intelligencer newspaper ran the headline "GOLD! GOLD! GOLD!" to report a discovery of the precious metal in Canada's Yukon Territory. This July 30, 2014 photo shows Margerie Glacier, one of many glaciers that make up Alaska's Glacier Bay National ...

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  18. Sojourner following a passion for bells gives world travel a ringing endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... >> Namibia : At a remote river hotel, guests ring a big bell to let the innkeeper know they've arrived. >> Whitehorse, Yukon : The Whitehorse fire bell from 1900 has saved many a home from flames. She gives credit for the trajectory of her life to ...

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  19. Eyes on the infrastructure issueRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Times-Herald

    ... Along with his wife, they did a tour in northern Canada, including Cambridge Bay, Nunavut and then in Whitehorse, Yukon where they lived for about five years and had a son. Not long after, they moved to Yorkton where Mickleborough and his wife had a ...

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  20. Yukon government, francophone school board make final appeals to Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | CBC News

    Yukon's francophone school board and the territorial government reached the legal end of the road Wednesday when they argued their case before the Supreme Court of Canada. The Yukon government and the territory's francophone school board made their final appeals to the Supreme Court of Canada Wednesday, arguing a case that could answer who has the right to control admissions to French schools outside Quebec.

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