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Yukon Quest trail puts dog sled designs to the test

Yukon Quest trail puts dog sled designs to the testOn the Yukon Quest Trail, there are a few things mushers have to be especially picky about including a sturdy sled.

Rugged 1,000-mile Yukon-Fairbanks sled dog race starts

A long distance sled dog race considered by some to be more rugged than the Iditarod is under way.

Report: Juneau’s Parks & Rec at risk of failure

Report: Juneau’s Parks & Rec at risk of failureKirk Duncan took over Parks and Rec Jan. 5. He says he’ll bring new ideas.

Yukon Quest rookies tout knowledge, experience of champions

Yukon Quest rookies tout knowledge, experience of championsOf the 26 mushers signed up to race dog teams in this year’s Yukon Quest International Sled Dog race, 10 are rookies.

Yukon Quest sled dogs get their final pre-race check up

Yukon Quest sled dogs get their final pre-race check upOver the weekend, veterinarians looked over the sled dogs that will run the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse.

Slideshow: JDHS beats Houston High in hockey series

Slideshow: JDHS beats Houston High in hockey seriesJuneau-Douglas High School played host to Houston High in a weekend series of hockey at Treadwell Ice Arena.

Juneau-raised dancer to perform at Super Bowl

Juneau-raised dancer to perform at Super BowlGenevieve Carson, 29, will be on stage at the NFL’s Super Bowl Tailgate Party.

Mushers hand off their drop bags in anticipation of 2015 Yukon Quest

Mushers hand off their drop bags in anticipation of 2015 Yukon QuestYukon 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.

Eaglecrest suspends lift operations due to lack of snow

Eaglecrest suspends lift operations due to lack of snowJuneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area is halting lift operations until it receives enough snow to open at least part of the upper mountain.

People with disabilities find independence through skiing

People with disabilities find independence through skiingORCA brainstorms solutions for how to make skiing enjoyable for everyone.