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Canine Adventures in the Tahoe Sierra, Part I  Tahoe Weekly

Free open spaces, clean streams and lakes, and the scarcity of ticks and fleas conspire to make the Tahoe Sierra a dog's paradise. For more than 150 years, ...

Winterfest delayed for lack of snow | Local News  Traverse City Record Eagle

KALKASKA — There were no dogsled races in Kalkaska during the weekend because there wasn't enough snow.

Nicolas Petit repeats as Copper Basin 300 champion | Mushing  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — For the second consecutive year, Nicolas Petit captured the Copper Basin 300 sled dog race title.

That's a wrap: 2018 year in review  International Falls Journal

International Falls gets a shout-out on "The Today Show" for 33-degrees-below-zero temperatures. A fire damages Falls Car Wash. Jay Petervary of Idaho ...

St. John Valley Times/Fiddlehead Focus Year in Review for 2018  fiddleheadfocus.com

Editor's Note: The following is an article highlighting some of the most important and interesting news stories from 2018. January. Alpine and Nordic skiers in Fort ...

Sled Dog Racing Coming to Harrietta this Weekend  9&10 News

Yep, that white stuff on the ground was snow this morning. Winter is definitely on it's way, and you can embrace it this weekend by watching a Sled Dog race!

Musher Hugh Neff banned for one year from Two Rivers Dog Mushers Association races  KTUU.com

Following suit with the biggest races in mushing, the Two Rivers Dog Mushers Association announced on Facebook that Hugh Neff is banned from participating ...

Mushers hit dry trails with winter season on the horizon  KTUU.com

More than 60 racers took to the trails for the Alaska Dryland Dog Works Derby this weekend.

Neff barred from races; wife Shank-Neff approved | Sports  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

TWO RIVERS — Veteran musher Hugh Neff won't be racing in Two Rivers during the 2018-19 sled dog racing season.

What's urban dog mushing? This Pennsylvania club will teach you  Philly.com

The Pennsylvania Dog Sled Club teaches dryland mushing, which is any dog-powered sport that doesn't involve snow.

Take a peek inside Iditarod sled dog care  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most well-known sled dog race in the world. To many, it represents the ultimate, historic challenge in ...

Longtime sponsor of Iditarod cuts ties with Alaska race  Seattle Times

The maker of Jack Daniel's whiskey says a campaign against the Iditarod by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals had nothing to do with its decision.

Buddy Streeper wins 6th Fur Rondy sled dog title  KTUU.com

Canada-based musher Blayne 'Buddy' Streeper has won his sixth Fur Rondy sled dog title.

Get a taste of Alaska's state sport - mushing  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS - No snow, no problem. It seems to some people that dog mushing can only be done during the snowy seasons, but the absence of snow does not ...

National Eagle Scout Association member mushes in famous sled dog race  Scouting Magazine

Tom Schonberger, a lifetime National Eagle Scout Association member and former Philmont staff member, trekked more than 500 miles with his sled team of ...

Sled dog races in Doty set  Green Bay Press Gazette

Sled dog racing is returning to Northern Oconto and Langlade Counties. On Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25 and 26, upwards of 50 sled dog teams hailing from ...

World  HSUS News

It was a horror story that made headlines throughout Canada and the rest of North America. The operator of a recreational sled dog company ordered the ...

An inside look at Iditarod dog care  Alaska Dispatch News

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most well-known sled dog race in the world. To many, it is a time-honored challenge in outdoor adventure. But the level ...

18 Books to Read That Will Be Adapted for the Screen in 2019  Hollywood Reporter

A look at the book adaptations set to hit the screen in 2019.

La Crosse committee grants Rivoli apartment project $300k in community loan funding  La Crosse Tribune

A La Crosse committee Tuesday allocated community development block grant funds to four housing-related and nine public *service* projects, including ...

Hugh Neff banned from 2019 Yukon Quest over dog death, says he will appeal  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Updated at 11 a.m. with Neff statement. FAIRBANKS—Two-time Yukon Quest champion Hugh Neff has been barred from entering the 2019 Yukon Quest ...

Breaking Trail at the Iditarod, Alaska's 1000-Mile Dog Sled Race  JSTOR Daily

Each year, Alaska hosts a 1000-mile-long dog sled race called the Iditarod. Its founder, Joe Redington, Sr., deserves credit for preserving the sport.

Sterling dog sledder to compete in world championship  Journal Advocate

John Perry has been selected to compete with his six-dog team in the 2017 Winter Sled Dog World Championships to be held in Haliburton, Ontario.

Best of the Blue Ridge  Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

With more than 100 categories, the eighth annual Best of the Blue Ridge Awards are bigger and better than ever. Thousands of readers cast their votes for their ...

Confused about the Iditarod drug controversy? Here's what happened — and what we still don't know  Alaska Dispatch News

There's a lot of information swirling around about Dallas Seavey's dogs testing positive for a banned drug. Here's a timeline of what race officials and Seavey say ...

Preliminary necropsy shows Hugh Neff's dog died of aspiration  KTUU.com

A preliminary necropsy shows that a dog on Hugh Neff's team died due to aspiration.

The Journal's Year in Photos 2018  Winston-Salem Journal

Blaze Thompson of Greensboro attacked the frigid water of Hanging Rock Lake with gusto as he took the "Polar Plunge" on New Year's Day, Monday, January 1, ...

Champion Musher Dallas Seavey Sets Sights on Competing in Top Trifecta of Sled Dog Racing with Entry into Norway's Finnmarksløpet  PR Newswire

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Seavey has officially registered to compete in Norway's esteemed Finnmarksløpet long distance ...

The best winter activity breaks (that don't involve skiing)  Daily Mail

A holiday in colder climes doesn't have to involve the ski slopes, says Will Hide. Here are eight enthralling trips to consider.

Iditarod meltdown  craigmedred.news

The most tumultuous year in the roller-coasting, 45-year history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is stumbling toward the March 3 start of Alaska's biggest ...

The White Darkness: 25 Stunning Pics Taken In Antarctica  TheTravel

Take a look at these stunning photos from Antarctica and perhaps consider your next trip way down south.

Dirty Dog Dryland Derby preps racers for winter sledding  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

For someone who thrives in winter as much as Wausau's Jan Bootz-Dittmar — she grabbed the world record for the most international sled dog racing medals ...

Alaska Sports Hall of Fame welcomes mushers and a star of Native games  Alaska Dispatch News

Two of the Iditarod's winningest mushers and one of Alaska's most decorated Native sports athletes are the newest members of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame.

Off to the races, Yukon Quest begins in Fairbanks  KTUU.com

The 2018 Yukon Quest kicked off Saturday, as 26 mushers began the 1000 mile race in Fairbanks.

Long-time sponsor Wells Fargo drops Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) Wells Fargo will not be a sponsor of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race next year. The race has long been criticized by animal welfare ...

Mush! Training for the the Can-Am dog sled race – in pictures  The Guardian

Marla Brodsky, a professional musher, is building her Alaskan husky dogs' distance endurance to prepare them for 100- and 250-mile races. They often train in ...

Streeper all smiles after sixth world sled dog title  Alaska Highway News

For his sixth time, and first since 2010, Buddy Streeper is the Fur Rendezvous Open World Champion, after winning the prestigious Fur Rondy race in ...

Photos: Photos: Best Times-Union photos of 2018  The Florida Times-Union

Despite hid double bogie on hole 17 Tiger Woods threw his ball to waiting children as he exited the hole to go to the tee box on hole 18. Final Round of The ...

Iditarod reprimands drug testing director alleged to have threatened musher  Alaska Dispatch News

At issue is a conversation last week, when musher Wade Marrs said Morrie Craig approached him before the race and told him his dog team had tested positive ...

Shank Neff welcomes new challenges on sled dog trails  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Olivia Shank Neff is most comfortable when the odds are stacked against her and the pressure is on.

Sled dog racing coming to Essex County  Windsor Star

Mushers and teams of sled dogs are expected to converge in Harrow in November for the area's first competition sanctioned by the International Sled Dog ...

You’ve got this down cold: A mother lode of winter fun for you and the kids - Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant

Winter can be bounce-off-the-wall time for families, and we can't always count on the natural playground a snowfall creates when parents are desperate to get ...

A festival frozen in time  INQUIRER.net

BEIJING — Nadam celebrations showcase Inner Mongolia's ethnic culture and offer an ideal opportunity for travelers to explore more of what makes Hulunbuir a ...

Changing climate forces mushers to break new trails  CBC.ca

The route of the Yukon Quest traverses Lake Laberge for the first time in decades, and that's not the only dog sled race affected by the changing climate.

The most famous dog in the world | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

Left, Arthur Walden's team of Chinooks in North Conway. (Courtesy photo) Right, Chinook and team at Wonalancet. (Courtesy Perry Greene Kennels)

2018: Tom Stromme photographs | Tribune Photo Collections  Bismarck Tribune

A collection of Tom Stromme photographs from 2018 of the Bismarck Mandan area and other locations of beautiful North Dakota.

12-year-old becomes the youngest musher in Midnight Run  UpperMichigansSource.com

The 90 mile Midnight Run race draws some of the finest eight dog teams in the region, and one of those teams this year will be led by a 12-year-old.

Streeper wins sixth world sled dog championship in Alaska  Alaska Highway News

For his sixth time, and first since 2010, Buddy Streeper is the Fur Rendezvous Open World Champion, after winning the prestigious Fur Rondy race in ...

Familiar frontrunners lead the charge to Rohn in Iditarod 2018  Alaska Dispatch News

Mushers are charging for the woodsy Rohn checkpoint tonight as a mix of veteran frontrunners at the head of the pack.

The Laker Events  Thelaker

JANUARY 2019. Through Jan. 17, Catching the Light, exhibit of works by Peter Jeschke and Eric Trulson, Art Works Gallery, 132 Rt. 16, Chocorua, info/hours: ...

Photos: Gallery: OD's Best of News Photos 2018  Utica Observer Dispatch

Observer-Dispatch photo editor Sarah Condon and photographer Alex Cooper's favorite news photos from 2018. [1/63]. President Donald Trump greets ...

Pilot, Accountant and Musher: Ryne Olson does it all  KTUU.com

TWO RIVERS, Alaska (KTUU) - Just off Mile 21 of Chena Hot Springs Road, you'll find the small town of Two Rivers, home to musher Ryne Olson and her 45 ...

Caribou area 2018 Year in Review - The County  The County

Editor's Note: The following is a recap of some of the top news stories from the Caribou area 2018.

From Trikking to Snow Kiting, Here are Some of Oregon's More Obscure Winter Sports  Willamette Week

SKIJORING. What is it? A clever way to keep your dog entertained in the winter. The sport, which was invented in Norway, involves being pulled on skis by a dog ...

Brent Batten: A colorful look back at 2018 continues  Naples Daily News

In August, FGCU offers classes on marijuana. A prerequisite is Pink Floyd 101. In September, None of the Above plays a key role in political races.

Moore leads Yukon Quest into Eagle as Hall fights frostbite  KTUU.com

Allen Moore leads the 2018 Yukon Quest after arriving at the Eagle checkpoint at 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Thousands of sled dogs and their owners descend on Thetford for international competition in King's Forest  East Anglian Daily Times

The dogs howl and jump with excitement as their handlers draw them up to the starting line. And then, as the signal is given, they burst forward in silent ...

Rec Briefs: Etna's Bedford Adds Another World Swimming Record  Valley News

White River Junction — Fritz Bedford is now setting records about records.The masters swimmer from Etna set a lifetime-mark ninth world recors last weekend ...

Your Complete Guide to January 2019 Events in Seattle  TheStranger.com

The 125 biggest arts, music, food & culture events to know about this month.

From AuSable River Canoe Marathon to the Yukon Quest, Lynne Witte raises her hand for them all  ESPN

Lynne Witte holds the record for most finishes in the AuSable River Canoe Marathon. She's not too shabby at dogsled races, either.

Debra Probert: Treatment of sled dogs is morally indefensible  Vancouver Sun

The welfare of sled dogs came to public attention in 2010 when Robert Fawcett, an employee of Howling Dogs Tours in Whistler, B.C. filed a claim for ...

Quest board sad to see executive director depart  Whitehorse Star

Natalie Haltrich, the Canadian executive director of the Yukon Quest, is stepping down just 12 weeks before the 2019 sled dog race begins. By John Tonin on ...

Mushers bracing for Sled Dogs' scathing indictment of industry  CBC.ca

'I was absolutely shocked. To me it looked like a concentration camp of dogs,' says Sled Dogs director Fern Levitt.

Sponsor gone  craigmedred.news

PETA claims credit for Iditarod champ's loss of big backer.

survey on orthopedic injuries during a marathon sled dog race | VMRR  Dove Medical Press

A survey on orthopedic injuries during a marathon sled dog race Dirsko JF von Pfeil,1,2 William D Liska,3 Stuart Nelson, Jr,4 Sabine Mann,5 Joseph J ...

Mush: sled dog races return to Waskimo Winter Festival  News Talk 980 CJME

Sled dog racing is coming back to Regina's Waskimo Winter Festival for the first time in 30 years. Festival pr...

A Connecticut Sled Dog Racer Prepares to Marshal the Dogs  New York Times

Raising and training a dog team in Connecticut, a couple is pushing the southern boundary of the sport.

2017 Iditarod to start in Fairbanks | Iditarod  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS—The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is coming to Fairbanks for the third time in its long history due to poor conditions on key parts of the route to ...

Mountain thunder: Maggie musher takes up snowless dog sledding  Smoky Mountain News

Stepping into Kirk Wall's custom-carpentered, immaculately decorated mountaintop home, I couldn't help but wonder if I'd knocked on the wrong door.

Whose fault is it?  craigmedred.news

Commentary. Updated: This story was updated on Feb. 14 to include a 2007 dog death in the team of then rookie Quest musher Brent Sass. For the second year ...

Sled dog team recreates 1905 Arctic expedition | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — An international sled dog team crew has reached the starting point of its planned journey from the Beaufort Sea's Herschel Island to the town of ...

Titles & Abbreviations  American Kennel Club

Click below to see titles and abbreviations for: Prefix Titles; Suffix Titles; Parent Club Titles; Other Recognized Titles. Other Title Lists: Titles Sorted by Sport ...

Sudbury native leads petition targeting inhumane tethering  The Sudbury Star

Sandra Garofolo was exploring her new neighbourhood in Huntsville a couple of years ago when she came across a disturbing scene.“Out of nowhere I heard ...

Obituaries  American Veterinary Medical Association

Obituaries in the November 15, 2018 Journal of the AVMA.

Pedigree Stage Stop Dog Sled Race To Begin In Jackson  Wyoming Public Media

The PEDIGREE Stage Stop Race, a dog sledding race, begins January 27 in Jackson. The competition lasts eight days and travels through four national forests.

Europe Loves Linux, Runs Windows – OSnews  OS News

European governments have long complained about their dependence on Microsoft's software, but their rhetoric has not turned into a mass migration away from ...

Oldest, Fastest Musher in History Wins Iditarod  AARP News

Mitch Seavey won his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, becoming the fastest and oldest champion at age 57 and helping cement his family's ...

Spokane skier, dogs qualify for world skijoring championships  The Spokesman-Review

A Spokane nordic skier and his dogs have qualified for the big-leagues of skijoring.

Downtown Fairbanks has something for everyone | Visitors Guide  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS - At its heart, Fairbanks is a river town, and downtown's Golden Heart Plaza is the easiest spot to enjoy the Chena River as it slowly meanders ...

Sled Dogs' Lives, and Deaths, Raise Questions  New York Times

Animal-rights groups continue to voice concerns about the appropriateness of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which led to the deaths of three dogs this year.

Recreation Briefs: Ford Sayre Nordic Wins New England Relay Crown  Valley News

Craftsbury Common, Vt. — A large throng of more than 50 Ford Sayre Ski Council competitors hit the Craftsbury Outdoor Center trails and came home with a ...

Iditarod XLV wraps up with awards banquet in Nome.  KTUU.com

NOME,Alaska (KTUU) The Iditarod held its annual awards banquet in Nome on Sunday, and spoiler alert it wasn't just mushers with the last name Seavey who ...

The evolutionary history of dogs in the Americas  Science Magazine

Dogs have been present in North America for at least 9000 years. To better understand how present-day breeds and populations reflect their introduction to the ...

Alaska dogs get taste of dryland racing  Alaska Dispatch

Sled dogs shared the trail with a 110-pound Great Dane and a 15-pound Cavalier King Charles spaniel Sunday when dryland sled-dog racing made its Alaska ...

It's not easy getting to Rondy, but a rookie racer is stoked  Alaska Dispatch News

Emilie Entrikin says her sprint mushing lifestyle is a labor of love.

Seaveys had abuse  craigmedred.news

Despite earlier claims that everything was hunky-dory this fall at the Willow kennel of Dallas Seavey, a four-time champion of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, ...

Runaway dogs and frozen breath: Hongkongers sled through Arctic  South China Morning Post

Whiteout conditions cause confusion as a driverless dogsled speeds off into the blizzard almost taking out other riders as it goes.

For the dogs  craigmedred.news

Frank Turner is a 69-year-old musher from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada with a new idea – a radical new idea – to make life better for the dogs in ...

8 weird winter sports that should be in the Olympics  Independent.ie

From the skeleton to curling, the Winter Olympics can introduce you to a host of sports you never knew you were passionately interested in.

Norway bound  craigmedred.news

The high-power, California public relations firm Dallas Seavey said he hired to investigate accusations he doped his dogs in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog ...

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board considers denying Alaska State Fair alcohol license  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — The Alaska Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office is considering denying the Alaska State Fair's recreational license to serve ...

A race to the finish | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Crossing the finish line at 9:35 a.m. Sunday, Canadian musher Denis Tremblay took home his first win at a mid-distance sled dog race with a ...

The White Wall  New Yorker

At 11:21 P.M. on the third day of this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Dallas Seavey, the reigning champion, rode into the village of Takotna, Alaska, standing ...

World's longest race in 'sled-dog heaven'  Otago Daily Times

The inaugural Southern Midnight Madness 80km race, through the Naseby forest, is believed to be the longest dryland sled-dog race in the world, organiser ...

No snow, no problem. You can still experience Alaska's state sport  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS - Snow in Interior Alaska will be hard to come by once summer tourist season is in full swing, but that doesn't mean dog mushing, Alaska's official ...

Anchorage weighs law to combat nonstop dog barking  Alaska Dispatch News

Years ago, Anchorage officials altered special licensing rules to allow dogs to bark up to 20 straight minutes per hour before their owners would get into trouble ...

Sumas International Motorsports Academy Offers World-Class Kart Racing  whatcomtalk.com

Sumas International Motorsports Academy (SIMA), is a family-owned and operated karting facility and full-*service* kart shop.

Mushing through the Wisconsin snow  OnMilwaukee.com

The 'real winter' around Wisconsin this year has people getting outdoors for downhill and XC skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and other recreational ...

Remembering San Luis Rey, Sermons on Horseback, and More Must-Click Links of the Week  America's Best Racing

Welcome to our link roundup, where we share our favorite stories from around the Internet! Know a link that should be included? Email it to ...

A sled dog with an amazing past shows a young pug the ropes  Victoria News

A local school bus driver and passionate dog lover has written his first children's book, about the friendship between his two dogs and their adventures.

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