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June 13, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race recently held its Alaska and Yukon AGMs, in Whitehorse and Fairbanks, respectively.

The Alaska AGM was held in Fairbanks on May 30th where they elected three new members to their Board of Directors. Louise Russell, Isaac Jackson and...

May 09, 2018

Draw #       Ticket#    Amount Name

1. 075        $400.00    Dreams Come True

25. 021     $100.00     Mary Ann Elieff

50. 234     $400.00     Susan McDonald

75. 206     $100.00     Arlan & Ginny Hamon

100. 018   $400.00     Brian Lawrence...

May 04, 2018

Alaska nomination forms must be received by 5pm Monday, May 7, 2018.

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is seeking applicants for both Alaska and Yukon Board of Directors.*  

April 24, 2018

On February 9, 2018, Boppy, a dog on Hugh Neff’s team died at Clinton Creek.

Head Veterinarian Cristina (Nina) Hansen, DVM, PhD states that the final necropsy report indicates Boppy died of aspiration pneumonia caused by inhaling vomited stomach contents. Other findings include mild...

April 17, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is seeking applicants for both Alaska and Yukon Board of Directors.*  

April 16, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is seeking applicants for both Alaska and Yukon Boards of Directors.

• Three (3) Alaska board members will be elected in May 2018 to serve three-year terms.
• Numerous Yukon board members will be elected in May 2018 to serve one...

March 09, 2018
The Yukon Quest and the Yukon Literacy Coalition worked together again this year to bring the Yukon Quest (Short) Story Contest back! Again, it was a success with an impressive 70 story contributors from students in two age categories (gr.1-3 and gr. 4-7). 
 

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February 22, 2018

Laura Neese watched as the wolf loped along the Quest trail. It shared the trail with her sled dog team for a while before casually walking to the side and gazing at the passing dogs.

The 21-year-old said moments like these are what the Yukon Quest 1000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is...

February 17, 2018

Hosted by Northern Vision Development’s Coast High Country Inn and Convention Centre, this year’s Finish & Awards Banquet began with the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group leading a flag procession of this year’s mushers into the banquet hall.

February 16, 2018

Nineteen-year-old Ellen Thompson is a cinnamon bun ninja. She pours, rolls, kneads, powders, slices and drizzles with amazing speed to create humongous cinnamon buns.

The famous buns, which are about nine inches across, are a favorite among the Yukon Quest family. They’re sold at Braeburn...

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