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  1. Future Amherst hotel seen as first-of-a-kind for all-access accommodationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | WNED

    Ground was broken Thursday in the Town of Amherst on the site of a future hotel that developers say will be a first in the nation: a "universal design" layout which provides full access to all guests, including those living with one or more of many disabilities. The "universal design" hotel will be erected off Amherst Manor Drive, adjacent to the Northtown Center at Amherst.

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  2. Cunard Announces Exhilarating and Enlightening Shore Excursions for 2019 Alaska VoyagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Newkerala.com

    ... breathtaking shore excursions such as discovering the secrets to catching and cooking fresh Alaskan salmon or dog sledding across a massive glacier. We invite Cunard guests to experience Alaska in ways that speak to their individual interests and ...

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  3. Squamish man killed in Powder Mtn. slideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Madison Publishing

    Though extensive efforts were made to revive a 44-year-old Squamish man who was buried in an avalanche south of Whistler on Tuesday , he did not survive. The victim, who has been identified by community members as Dennis Leski, was snowmobiling in the Grizzly Lake area on Powder Mountain when he and another sledder triggered the Size 3 slide at about 3:30 p.m. The two snowmobilers went up the middle of a steep, snow-laden slope, turning before they reached the top and triggering the avalanche, said Staff Sgt.

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  4. Cunard Announces Shore Excursions for 2019 Alaska VoyagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Travel Industry Wire

    ... breathtaking shore excursions such as discovering the secrets to catching and cooking fresh Alaskan salmon or dog sledding across a massive glacier. We invite Cunard guests to experience : A specially designed catamaran takes guests past snow-capped ...

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  5. Backcountry snowmobiling near Sproatt highlights need for enforcement, awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Madison Publishing

    The local sledding community is concerned with snowmobilers going outside the provincially recommended boundaries for motorized use in the Sproatt Mountain area beside Rainbow Lake. The province's current Sea to Sky Land and Resource Management Plan , approved in 2008, recommends boundaries preventing motorized use in 21 Mile Creek, on Rainbow and Gin and Tonic lakes and the north side of Sproatt and Rainbow mountains.

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  6. 15 free things to do with kids in CalgaryRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | Where Toronto

    ... you're welcome take something and leave something behind. TOBOGGAN ON ONE OF CALGARY'S HILLS Experience the rush of sledding on one of Calgary's hills in the winter . Bonus - carrying your toboggan up and down the hill multiple times is great ...

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  7. Dean Barker edges America's Cup rivals to control TP52 Super SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Dean Barker';s new America's Cup syndicate continue to dominate the TP52 Super Series with their Quantum Racing boat. Dean Barker triumphed among the shadow American Cup teams as his United States outfit won the latest round of the TP52 Super Series in Europe.

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  8. Inflatable Sleds Market Overview, Forecast and Opportunities Till 2028Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | SBWire

    The increasing preference towards snow-based recreational activities in North America and Europe, together with the demand for compact-sized equipment have driven the need for inflatable sleds. Average spending by recreational activity enthusiasts has increased by 0.3X over the past five years for all sports, whereas, for snow-based sports, it is approximately 0.4X in North America and Europe.

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  9. Hockey coach and trainer Larry Hendrickson, who died at 75, shared the game with manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Star Tribune

    He coached teams to a junior national championship and a high school state championship. But his last hockey-related role brought him the most satisfaction.

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  10. Sled Island 2018 PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | CFCR 90.5 FM

    As we inch closer to Sled Island Festival in Calgary, Alberta - which rests on traditional territory of the Blackfoot and the people of the Treaty 7 region Miranda Young and Jordan Stovra sat down to have a chat about what they're most looking forward to. They'll be covering the whole festival as it unfolds next week.

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  11. Where to go for offbeat fun in the snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    To hear some talk you'd think skiing and snowboarding are the be all and end all of winter sports but playing in the snow is a multifaceted pursuit. Whether you want a snow and ice fix with far less effort or something even more extreme, there is something, and somewhere, to suit.

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  12. Rash of vehicle break-ins reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Madison Publishing

    ... snowmobilers who had parked at the Brandywine Falls lot reported their vehicle broken into after a day of sledding. The window had been smashed upon their return to the vehicle, with an iPhone, iPod and snowboard stolen. LeClair said two male ...

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  13. Making the easy thing hard on the Upper RogueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | The News-Review

    ... the road. Four miles out we reached the hazardous stretch where drifting snow turned the road cut into an Olympic sledding hill. Without discussion, we turned around. There are limits to making the easy thing hard. Each year the highway department, ...

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  14. Donald Development returns with new president and plansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Golden and the rural areas, as well as an interest of bringing in more seasonal visitors from Calgary for skiing, sledding, and hiking. "I've got some ideas of doing a small residential development and the possibilities of it. Down sizing these ...

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  15. Alberta 3-peats at Sledge Hockey NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Richmond News

    B.C. fell to Ontario in the bronze medal game Sunday morning at the Canadian Sledge Hockey Championships, held at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The Richmond Olympic Oval's north rink was retro-fitted for the championships with Plexi-Glass boards at the players bench and penalty boxes.

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  16. Long-time regional district director mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Prince George Citizen

    ... regional district was something he enjoyed a lot. He loved the municipal politics." Clark's other passion was dog sledding. The family got into the sport in the mid-1970s when they were still living within city limits. "We had two little husky ...

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  17. Olympic Oval retrofits on time for this weekend's sledge hockey championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Vancouver Courier

    In anticipation of the 2018 Sledge Hockey Canadian National Championship this weekend, the Richmond Olympic Oval is undergoing significant retrofits to accommodate the athletes now and at future events. Sledge hockey, created in the 1960s, is the Paralympic's version of hockey that's designed for athletes who have little or no movement their lower extremities.

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  18. Musher closing in on New Brunswick destination after 100 days of sleddingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | 680News

    ... mentor. His motivation to mush his way across the country was twofold: he wanted to both promote the sport of dog sledding, and learn more about Indigenous communities. A small crew of three people are following a similar route by truck, meeting up ...

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  19. Fawcett in court May 24 on cruelty chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Madison Publishing

    Dog lovers in Whistler and beyond will be looking for resolution and understanding when the case of dozens of sled dogs slaughtered in Whistler in April 2010 lands in court next month. That's according to Sue Eckersley, who sits on the board of Whistler Animals Galore and is one of the directors of the Sled Dog Foundation, which was set up after Outdoor Adventures donated its dog sledding operation to the new, non-profit Whistler Sled Dog Company in the wake of the controversial, so-called dog cull.

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  20. Peewee provincials held in Happy Valley-Goose BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The Labradorian

    ... been truly appreciated by everyone." In between the hockey games, all of the teams were treated to a two hour dog sledding tour by local provider Scott Hudson. This provided a unique experience for the children, who may not have had or may not ever ...

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