Sled Dog Racing Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Wisconsin Farmer Lets His Land Go To The DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... people here, I mean everybody in the family is doing part of the race!" The Baum family got involved with sled dog racing because of their daughter's interest in animals. When the neighbor's Husky had puppies, they adopted one. From that point on, ...


  2. Dancing cockroaches and drifter Santas: A surprisingly interesting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Ottawa Citizen

    As the stress of December slowly morphs into a uneasy Yuletide haze of caloric shock and tolerating relatives, what better time to dive into Canada's rich offering of public domain photographs to reflect on Christmases past? But not to worry; we left out all the boring photographs of staid Torontonians raising toasts or whatever. Below, find a gallery documenting the utter Yuletide madness of how a frozen country celebrates Christmas.


  3. 'Sled Dogs' filmmakers ask public to watch film before making assumptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | CBC News

    A team starts out on the Iditarod sled dog race. The Sled Dogs crew followed the 2016 race for the documentary.


  4. Author Jeanne Roppolo to present 'Traveling to China' in TinleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Jeanne Roppolo, who presents Traveling to ChinaA Dec. 28 at Tinley Park Public Library in Tinley Park, visited the Forbidden City and other sites in the country in 2014. Jeanne Roppolo, who presents Traveling to ChinaA Dec. 28 at Tinley Park Public Library in Tinley Park, visited the Forbidden City and other sites in the country in 2014.


  5. Obama environmental legacy at stake as GOP, industry alignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama looks out over Turtle Beach as he tours Midway Atoll in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.


  6. A look at recent disputed environmental actions under ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    In this April 17, 2015, file photo, with the Olympic Mountains in the background, a small boat crosses in front of the Transocean Polar Pioneer, a semi-submersible drilling unit that Royal Dutch Shell leases from Transocean Ltd., as it arrives in Port Angeles, Wash., enroute to its eventual Arcitc destination. President Barack Obama will leave behind a host of disputed actions and unfinished business on the environment, from blocked energy leases and mining projects to recent pollution restrictions and decisions on hundreds of potentially-imperiled species.


  7. Alaska Hall of Fame inducts 4 new faces, 1 eventRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame will be receiving four new faces soon, as iconic mushers Martin Buser and Jeff King, as well as World Eskimo Indian Olympics icon Nicole Johnston and mountaineering legend Vern Tejas, will be inducted into the Class of 2017. It is scheduled to be the 11th class to head into the Hall of Fame.


  8. Hall of Fame welcomes a pair of mushers and a star of Native gamesRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A musher drives his dog team down Fourth Avenue during the start of the 2014 Fur Rondy Sled Dog race in Anchorage. Bob Hallinen / ADN archive 2014 Two of the Iditarod's winningest mushers and one of Alaska's most decorated Native sports athletes are the newest members of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame.


  9. $100K purse announced for the Fur Rondy Open World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KIMO

    ... conjunction with the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous, the race is organized and managed by volunteers of the Alaska Sled Dog Racing Association, or ASDRA. There are many exciting mushers entered again this year, such as the five-time defending champion ...


  10. Yukon MP concerned Sled Dogs doc was funded under 'false pretences'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | CBC News

    The film's producers received more than $400,000 from the Canada Media Fund , and Bagnell has directed his concerns there. Larry Bagnell says he's spoken with Heritage Minister MA lanie Joly about the documentary Sled Dogs.


  11. Prominent Yukon musher calls on MP to denounce sled dog documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | CBC News

    A still from the trailer for the documentary 'Sled Dogs'. The film, which has only been shown at one film festival, is under attack from mushers who say it demonizes them and their way of life.


  12. Dog sled tour operator defends industry in wake of critical documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | CBC News

    Megan Routley, owner of Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, says it's not fair to conclude all dog sledding outfits mistreat their animals on the basis of evidence that some do. The owner of a dog sledding company that runs tours in Banff National Park is defending her industry in response to a new documentary which argues that dog sledding is inhumane. 1 comment

  13. WFF film reignites dogsledding debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Pique News Magazine

    STIRRING CONTROVERSY Sled Dogs , Fern Levitt's industry expos, has inspired a wave of backlash from mushers across B.C., Alberta and Alaska who say the film unfairly paints dogsledding as cruel and inhumane. A polarizing documentary that played the Whistler Film Festival last weekend has reignited the debate over the ethics of dogsledding.


  14. Hall of Fame voting ends at midnight ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Among people from the Interior who are candidates for induction are Two Rivers musher Aliy Zirkle, a veteran of the Iditarod Trail and Yukon Quest International sled dog races; Fairbanks' Stan Justice, who holds the record time for the Equinox Marathon, set in 1984; former Olympic Nordic skier Audun Endestad, of Fairbanks; North Pole native Daryn ... (more)


  15. "Sled Dogs" Reveals the Cold TruthRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    ... to the event. It's merely a big money sporting event. "Sled Dogs" rips away the manufactured image of sled dog racing, and it has the potential to change what is considered acceptable treatment for these dogs. Watch the trailer and learn how you can ...


  16. Adventurous Efrat dad dreams of dogsledsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    Erik Claster is a man of the great outdoors. The 36-year-old with the vaguely Norwegian name rebuilds vintage motorcycles, chooses artisanal beef for his barbecues, and hiked around Africa this past summer with his wife and five kids, ages 5 through 11. There's only one hitch: there's no dogsledding in Efrat, the West Bank town where Claster lives.


  17. 'The industry's an abomination,' says former sled-dog operatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Pique News Magazine

    Whistler Sled Dog. Co dogs pull a sled back in 2011. The company was folded after two years of operations when director Sue Eckersley said she realized it was impossible to run a doglsedding operation ethically.


  18. Dog sledding documentary stirring up controversy in WhistlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | 900 CHML AM

    Six years after 56 sled dogs were slaughtered in Whistler, a documentary about the industry will play at the Village's Film Festival. The 1000 mile Iditarod race and the industry that trains the dogs that run is at the heart of Fern Levitt's new film Sled Dogs.


  19. Controversial Sled Dog film to premiere at Canadian festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | APRN

    The acclaimed Whistler, BC, film festival started this week, featuring Canadian first-run Oscar-buzz films like Ms. Sloan and La La Land .


  20. Fairbanks Visitors Guide Features Aurora Borealis, Midnight Sun and Denali National ParkRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | PRWeb

    The Fairbanks 2017 Official Visitors Guide that showcases Fairbanks' year-round opportunities is now available for free. The aurora borealis, the midnight sun and Denali National Park, are among popular regional attractions featured in the guide.