FAIRBANKS — The Yukon Quest will overhaul its plans for mandatory stops in the 2015 race, a change that race officials said is designed to ensure better rested dog teams.
WHITEHORSE, Yukon — The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race fixed its eyes on the future Saturday night, as rookie musher Matt Hall swept up the lion’s share of awards at the annual post-race banquet in Whitehorse.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Just days after suffering a concussion, Eureka musher Brent Sass has withdrawn from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
WHITEHORSE, Yukon — Two well-known Yukon Quest mushers finished their odysseys in fourth and fifth place Wednesday.
FAIRBANKS — Chef Michael Roddey left Fairbanks nearly a year ago but apparently left a piece of his heart behind.
WHITEHORSE, Yukon – Tears flowed freely down Brent Sass’s cheeks as he opened up about the injury that ended the greatest Yukon Quest run of his life.
WHITEHORSE, Yukon – Hugh Neff pulled into the Takhini Hot Springs just before noon Monday, capturing second place in the Yukon Quest with a time of eight days, 23 hours and seven minutes.
WHITEHORSE, Yukon — The 36-year-old Fairbanks, Alaska, musher who pushed his help button at 1 a.m. Alaska time today is in good health, Carmacks RCMP Constable Jon Dixon told the Whitehorse Star early this afternoon.
Update: The RCMP has made contact with Cody Strathe and say musher and dogs are all healthy.
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2014 Yukon Quest starting order
1. Normand Casavant - Veteran - Whitehorse, Yukon
2. Brent Sass - Veteran - Eureka, AK
3. Matt Hall - Rookie - Two Rivers, AK
4. Jerry Joinson - Veteran - Fort St. James, BC
5. Dave Dalton - Veteran - Healy, AK
6. Ken Anderson - Veteran - Fairbanks, AK
7. Mike Ellis - Veteran - Fairbanks, AK
8. Allen Moore - Veteran - Two Rivers, AK
9. Brian Wilmshurst - Veteran, Dawson City, Yukon
10. Cody Strathe - Veteran, Ester, AK
11. Mandy Nauman - Rookie - Fairbanks, AK
12. Tony Angelo - Rookie - Fairbanks, AK
13. Torsten Kohnert - Rookie - Sweden
14. Hugh Neff - Veteran - Tok, AK
15. Jean-Denis Britten - Veteran - Dawson City, Yukon
16. Curt Perano - Rookie - Willow, AK
17. John Schandelmeier - Veteran - Maclaren River, AK
18. Hank DeBruin - Veteran - Halliburton, Ontario
2014 Yukon Quest 300 mushers
1. Jesse Brattrud
2. Heidi Sutter
3. Shaynee Seipke
4. Laura Allaway
5. Deke Naaktgeboren
6. Aliy Zirkle
7. Ryne Olson
8. Peter Klesper
9. Andrew Pace
10. Jim Bruton
11. Lisa Joinson
12. Jimmy Lebling
13. Sebastian Schnuelle
14. Simon McLoughlin
15. Chase Tingle
16. Amanda Gecas