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Philip Earl Plack

...Pioneer Home in Palmer with his family by his side.Phil was loved and known from Homer to Barrow and Nome to the Yukon Territory. In '47 he homesteaded in the Mat-Su valley and then later in North Pole (the famous "Plack Road"). He was...
Mushers embark on new route across Alaska as Iditarod begins

...push the race's start north, bypassing a mountain range. Canadian rookie Rob Cooke, who hails from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, was the first musher to leave Fairbanks as fans looked on from the starting gate and along the expressway. The...

...line in the 2015 Yukon Quest.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 48-year-old Rob Cooke of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, claimed the red lantern Friday after what he called "13 days of hell" in the 1,000-mile race.The British-born...
Sterling Judo Club third at state championships

...dust settled, the scrappy team finished third among the ten teams from all over the state and team from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.Repeating as State Champion was 12-year-old Kaliesha Hart, but this time in an older and heavier division...
Mackey enters Yukon Quest

...getting back into the competition. Lance Mackey on Monday signed up for the 1,000-mile race between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and Fairbanks. Mackey, 44, is a cancer survivor and has continued to battle health problems, the Fairbanks Daily...
Sterling Judo Club participates in tournament

...Championships on May 24. The state-wide competition involves clubs from around Alaska as well as a club from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.Sterling Judo Club participants include: Luke Ermold, Intermediate 1, 4th place; Jason Haas, Senior Men, 4th...
Refuge Notebook: Common gardens may reveal uncommon choice

...pine and various larch species. Lodgepole pine is not native to the Kenai Peninsula, but is found just over in the Yukon Territory and near Haines, as well as throughout Southeast Alaska (the closely related shore pine).The future landscape...
Avalanches, washouts close stretches of road, AlCan

...Junction 37 and Teslin, on the southern end of the Yukon Territory, and between Haines Junction and Destruction Bay...through the weekend. Travelers are urged to check Yukon Territory road conditions at .
Cougars recolonize North America

...Cougars do seem to be moving further northward in Canada. In November 2000, the first confirmed cougar in the Yukon Territory, a dead emaciated young male, was found near Watson Lake, although unconfirmed reports date back to 1944. In the...
Showshoe hares and moose interact to change browse

...their absence or reduction also indirectly influence the quantity, quality and composition of vegetation. In the Yukon Territory, a long-term study conducted as part of the Kluane Project showed that when lynx and coyotes were excluded from...


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