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  1. U-Haul holding U.S. family's entire possessions stolen in Abbotsford, B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | CBC News

    Anna Spencer's U-Haul truck and her family's possessions stolen from a hotel parking lot in Abbotsford, B.C., on Aug. 17. When Anna Spencer and her five children packed up their life in Georgia and set off to join her military husband in Alaska she knew it would be a big trip, but she never thought everything would be stolen en route, let alone on their first night in Canada. Spencer and her children stopped for the night in Abbotsford, B.C., just outside of Vancouver, and woke up on Monday to find an empty space where the U-Haul truck with all her family's possessions had been parked.


  2. Co-host of CBC's Steven and Chris remembered as 'a force of nature'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | CBC News

    Christopher Hyndman, one half of the internationally renowned design and television team from CBC-TV's Steven and Chris , was found dead in a Toronto alleyway on Monday. He was 49 years old.


  3. The week that was in the North: 5 stories not to missRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | CBC News

    Yellowknife high school student Carmyn McNeely stands in front of a "heart garden," planted in memory of those who died in residential school. To her, reconciliation includes 'forgiveness, moving on and being happy.'


  4. Eel-like fish fall from the sky in Fairbanks, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | CBC News

    An Arctic lamprey latches on to the fish tank glass in the Fairbanks office of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Lampreys are being found in odd locations on land in the community, dropped by gulls.


  5. Inuvialuk master sculptor comes home with year-long exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | CBC News

    Abraham Ruben's elaborate soapstone carvings and bronze sculptures have graced galleries and museums across Canada and around the world - including the Smithsonian in Washington. Now the artist and his work have returned to the Northwest Territories.


  6. Man in Alaska crashes truck, steals forkliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | CBC News

    Fairbanks Police have charged the man who they say stole a forklift and crashed his truck while intoxicated. Police in Fairbanks, Alaska, say a 21-year-old man drove a stolen forklift more than five kilometres while intoxicated to retrieve a truck he crashed.


  7. Iditarod musher disqualified for carrying iPod TouchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | CBC News

    Veteran musher Brent Sass was disqualified on day two of the 1,609-kilometre Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for carrying a two-way communication device - specifically, an iPod Touch. Sass, who won last month's Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race , told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that he had an iPod Touch with wireless internet capability.


  8. 2015 Iditarod sled dog race begins today in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | CBC News

    More than four inches of new snowfall greeted Stan Hooley, the chief executive officer of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, when he arrived in Fairbanks on Sunday, a day before the competitive race begins. Warm temperatures have played havoc with the Iditarod all winter long as the same stalled jet stream that buried the eastern seaboard in snow has left Alaska unseasonable warm and dry.


  9. Islander finishes Yukon Quest sled dog raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | CBC News

    Damon Tedford has completed the Yukon Quest sled dog race. The rookie musher crossed the finish line at 1:32 AKST to finish fourth in the gruelling 1,600 kilometre race from Whitehorse to Fairbanks, Alaska.


  10. Yukon Quest: Rookie Canadian musher Damon Tedford in top 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | CBC News

    Damon Tedford at the start of the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest in Whitehorse on Feb. 7, 2015 A rookie Canadian musher who took up the sport just last year is set to finish among the top five in one of the most gruelling sled dog races in the world: the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest. Damon Tedford moved to Alaska this fall, found a one-room cabin to rent and a team of well-trained sled dogs to lease.


  11. Brent Sass wins 2015 Yukon Quest sled dog race, outdueling rival MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | CBC News

    The resident of Eureka, Alaska, and his team of 12 dogs crossed the finish line of the 1,600-kilometre race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks Alaska at 10:52 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on Monday night, more than an hour ahead of second-place finisher Allen Moore. "This is fun, isn't it?!" In case anyone was wondering what conversation happened between Brent and Allen as Brent pulled past him.


  12. Yukon Quest: Racers neck and neck at final checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | CBC News

    Musher Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, is hoping to repeat his 2014 and 2013 Yukon Quest wins. Two-time defending champion Allen Moore and Brent Sass are just two minutes apart at the final checkpoint of the Yukon Quest , setting the stage for a dramatic finish in the 1,600 kilometre sled dog race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska.


  13. 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.


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

    Feb 14, 2015 | CBC News

    Brent Sass arrived at the halfway point with 13 dogs running and one in the sled. He arrived at Circle City checkpoint early Saturday morning.


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