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What others say: Quest rest changes are positive

...the cutting of 12 hours of mandatory rest time spent at Dawson City, where mushers will now have to spend only 24 hours...the race from home.Additionally, the shortening of Dawson City's formerly 36-hour stop will do much to improve the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-20/what-others-say-quest-rest-change
Opinion
Group wants to export crude oil using Skagway's port

...from Chinese state oil company CNOOC, has been investigating the Eagle Plains area along the Dempster Highway north of Dawson City for almost a decade. Northern Cross director and CEO David Thompson said his company is still in the "resource assessment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-13-1
News
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...says one Yukon River fisherman. And they're big. Steamboat captain Hill Barrington reported a 103-pound king at Dawson City. A fish camp photo from 1913 notes kings so large "their weight stops the wheel." A 1924 picture of a Dawson shop...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-23/king-salmon-part-4-what-became-of-th
News | Conserving the Kenai King
River forecasters say Alaska flood threat moderate

...least Saturday.Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, was in the 40s over the weekend and has areas of open water, but a Dawson City webcam shows the historic Klondike Gold Rush town locked in winter, Lindsey said. Ice on the Klondike River usually...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-06/river-forecasters-say-alaska-flood-t
News
Man arrested in illegal border crossing

...walking more than 100 miles from Dawson City, Yukon. Terry Chandler planned...Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Dawson City notified U.S. border inspectors...Poker Creek, 65 miles west of Dawson City, is closed for the winter. Inspectors...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101601/ala_101601alapm0060001.shtml
Cook Inlet Academy's river journey helps ease effects of national tragedy

...as possible. They were beginning their second day in Dawson City, preparing to canoe down the Yukon River. Teacher and...left Soldotna, heading for Canada. They arrived in Dawson City in time to catch the season's last day of official...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092601/sch_0926010010.shtml
Schools
Competitive edge bankrolls Tetz's team

...frontrunners. ''He's a computer, man,'' said Homer's Jack Berry, who traveled with Tetz much of the 200 miles from Dawson City to this Native village checkpoint. ''We're out there trying even to think of our names and he's calculating everything...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022300/spo_022300spo004.shtml
Sports
Mushers continue to finish Quest

...Rorabaugh arrived at 7:20 a.m. Deborah Bicknell of Juneau was still on the trail, in last place. She left the Dawson City checkpoint at 10:35 a.m. Wednesday for the 101-mile run to Stewart River.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022500/ala_0200ala016.shtml
alaska
Kleedehn stays in front in Quest

...m. and Frank Turner of Whitehorse left shortly before midnight. Stewart River is 102 miles from Pelly Crossing. Dawson City, the next checkpoint, is another 101 miles. Dawson is the halfway point in the 1,000-mile race to Fairbanks and...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021501/dog_021501spo0030001.shtml
Outdoors
Getting strange in the midnight sun

...River Quest. We left Whitehorse, in the Yukon Territory, at noon and by 10 p.m. on July 2, 55 teams had landed in Dawson City, 460 miles down the river.I joined seven other paddlers in a voyageur canoe. Named Team Skagnificent, everyone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-07-08/getting-strange-midnight-sun
Outdoors

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