PELLY CROSSING, Yukon — The temperature was threatening to go above freezing on a bright, sunny day at this checkpoint three-quarters through the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest, with water dripping off roofs from melting snow.
DAWSON CITY, Yukon — More details emerged Friday about the evacuation of a Yukon Quest sled dog in between checkpoints days earlier and the potential impact on the race in the future from the use of emergency locater beacons.
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FAIRBANKS—After nearly a three week break, the Alaska Nanooks men’s and women’s nordic ski teams are back on the trails for the Central Collegiate Ski Association Conference Championships.
FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks’ hidden treasure trove of talented musicians will be out in force this weekend at the Pioneer Park civic center as the 29th annual Winter Folk Fest gets under way.
FAIRBANKS — If you haven’t seen the new “Star Wars” movie, you’re not very cool. If you don’t know who Marc Okrand is, you’re even warmer. Okrand, as Wikipedia points out, “is an American linguist well-known as the creator of the Klingon language.” The Klingons are an alien race from the “St…