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June 20, 2014

Due to predicted flooding on the Chena River through the weekend, the 2014 Yukon Quest Dawg Gone Canoe Race is postponed.

The race is being moved from its originally scheduled date of Sunday, June 22, to Sunday, July 13. It will start at 5 pm on July 13 at Graehl Landing (by ProMusic).

May 27, 2014

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

In Whitehorse, Michael Peterson was elected as the new President of the Yukon board.

April 10, 2014

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

March 27, 2014

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March 17, 2014

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race has a new Executive Director - Yukon.

Laurie Parris takes over from Marie Belanger, who gave her notice last fall to pursue new adventures.

February 15, 2014

It was an emotional night of recognition, appreciation and celebration, as the 2014 Yukon Quest came to a close Saturday at the Finish & Awards Banquet.

Held at the Yukon Convention Centre in Whitehorse, and...

February 13, 2014

Rookie musher Curt Perano was the lone musher to cross the finish line Thursday, grabbing seventh place as he arrived at 12:14 pm.

It was somewhat fitting, considering Perano spent much of the second half of the race in solitude, with a large gap both in front of him and behind him. He...

February 13, 2014

This afternoon preliminary findings of necropsy conducted by Dr. Christina Christensen, Veterinary Pathologist for Dave Dalton’s expired dog, Bashful were announced. Bashful suffered from a generalized gastrointestinal hemorrhage. There was no evidence of trauma. 

February 12, 2014

Veteran musher Ken Anderson was the first of three to cross the finish line of the 2014 Yukon Quest Wednesday.

Anderson arrived at Takhini Hot Springs at 11:56 am in fourth place, with eight dogs at the helm. After a 70-mile journey from Braeburn, Anderson was eager to feed his team and...