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Mackey enters Yukon Quest

...decisions to stay on the sidelines. His last appearance in the Yukon Quest was in in 2013, when his depleted team reached Dawson City 36 hours behind the leaders. Mackey scratched at the halfway point and called it one of the most embarrassing moments...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Down the Haul Road: Reminds one of the old adage 'You can run but you can't hide'

...North America that crosses the Arctic Circle. It is one of only three roads that span the Yukon River (including the Dawson City ferry), and ultimately crosses the continental divide through Atigun Pass in the Brooks Range. So I finally got to...
Snow deadline set for Yukon Quest

...River running from Whitehorse to Dawson City has frozen and thawed at meets the Klondike River at Dawson City, said Royal Canadian Mounted Police...three-quarters of the 150 miles between Dawson City and Eagle. Except for a couple...
Race is on in 20th Yukon Quest

...McCabe Creek, 43 miles from Carmacks. After Pelly Crossing is Stepping Stone and the Stewart River before mushers reach Dawson City. In the 100-mile run from Stewart River to Dawson, mushers must climb the highest point on the Quest trail -- King...
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...
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Is Lance a three-time charmer?: Deep field will challenge defending champion

...paycheck for the season by not finishing what he started with the Quest. But, to be fair, I saw Gatt's team in Dawson City, where he made the decision, and his dogs did look better than most of the other teams around them. So as a strategic...


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