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Posts Tagged ‘ Aliy Zirkle ’

Best of the Quest

February 4, 2013
Best of the Quest

The 30th anniversary running of the Yukon Quest has brought it all together for an exciting event, and as the mushers make their way over the Yukon trails to Dawson City, their fans from around the world are finding plenty to help them keep track of their favorite teams. There are some world-class media...
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Comin’ up: Jeff King’s Denali Doubles

January 8, 2013
Comin’ up: Jeff King’s Denali Doubles

One of the most exciting sled dog races on the 2010 race calendar was four-time Iditarod Champion Jeff King’s inaugural run of the Denali Doubles, with a first-place purse of $10,000 which drew a broad spectrum of mushers from across Alaska – and even from beyond its borders. Reporter Mike Campbell put it succinctly...
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Dog Gone Addiction

January 4, 2013
Dog Gone Addiction

The International award-winning film by Becky Bristow, Dog Gone Addiction, has been has been shown at film festivals across North America and Europe and has won numerous awards and accolades including Best Adventure Film, Explorers Club film festival, New York; Best Adventure Sports Film, Taos Mountain Film Festival, New Mexico; Special Jury Award, Whistler...
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YQ 2013: The Story

December 9, 2012
YQ 2013: The Story

The 2012 Yukon Quest saw a dynamic new independent media team tracking the race, and what they produced in photography and videos had fans buzzing and following their inspiring and engaging contributions. Producer Mark Gillette, editor Tom Barber, and photographers Ariel Body and Scott Chesney presented race fans with dozens of photographs which portrayed...
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Born to Run: Athletes of the Iditarod

June 11, 2012
Born to Run: Athletes of the Iditarod

When Albert Lewis moved to Alaska from Lake Tahoe, California, a couple of years ago, he brought with him the usual misperceptions and misunderstandings about sled dog racing. He was an avid fan of dogs, but like most opponents of the sport of racing sled dogs, he had no experience with the real deal....
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2012 Yukon Quest – Halftime

February 10, 2012
2012 Yukon Quest – Halftime

The halfway point of the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race is Dawson City, Yukon Territory, where the mushers take a mandatory 36 hour rest and recuperation stop. The first musher in, Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, will be the first musher out at 12:32 Friday morning, followed 19 minutes later...
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2012 Yukon Quest Start

February 5, 2012
2012 Yukon Quest Start

The 2012 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race got underway Saturday morning, February 4, with 23 teams hitting the trail on the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks, their sights set on Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; 1,000 long, hard miles away. The field of contenders was a mixed bag, with past champions and rookie hopefuls alike...
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Race Season Triple Kickoff

December 21, 2011
Race Season Triple Kickoff

The Alaskan sled dog racing scene got off to an exciting start this past weekend with three hotly contested and crowd-pleasing races, including the Sheep Mountain 150, which runs through the mountains and between lodges on the Glenn Highway west of Glennallen, the Alaska Excursions 120 in Big Lake, and the Two Rivers Dog Mushers Solstice 100 near Fairbanks....
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The Wild Quest

December 18, 2011
The Wild Quest

Up Here magazine is sort of like an Alaska magazine for the Yukon and Northwest Territories of Canada’s Far North Country. Writer and Associate Editor Katharine Sandiford’s article The Wild Quest appears in the October-November, 2009 issue, and it will stir the heart of any Yukon Quest fan: When my editor suggested I follow the 2009 Yukon Quest from...
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About Northern Light Media

Northern Light Media, founded in 2007, is an Alaskan company which publishes nonfiction books about Alaskan topics. Titles currently in print include The Matanuska Colony Barns (2013), Along Alaskan Trails (2012), Yukon Quest Album (2010), and The All Alaska Sweepstakes (2009). Northern Light Media has also produced a documentary DVD, Appetite & Attitude: A Conversation with Lance Mackey, about the four-time Iditarod & Yukon Quest Champion. Northern Light Media has produced two popular and well-attended Mushing History Conferences; and is an active supporter of the Northern Lights 300 Sled Dog Race, run in January, on the Iditarod Trail, from Big Lake to Finger Lake and return. You can contact us at helenhegener@gmail.com

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