Sled Dogs ties for World Documentary Award - Whistler, BC
About the worst news imaginable for Alaska dog mushers was coming out of Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, on Sunday.
“Sled Dogs,” the documentary that takes issue with the sled-dog industry in general and Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in particular tied for the honor of top documentary at the Whistler Film Festival.
It’s a Christmas nightmare for those who thought the film so slanted they threatened legal action to try to stop its premiere. What they got instead was pretty much the opposite.
“The World Documentary Award sponsored by Super Channel was a tie between “Sled...View Full Article
The Yukon Quest is an annual 1,600 km sled dog race between Whitehorse and Faribanks, Alaska. This winter's race begins Feb. 4 in Whitehorse. (Julien Schroder/Yukon Quest) - Whitehorse
There's a new marshall in town. Race marshall, that is.
Fabian Schmitz has been tapped to take over as the lead official for this winter's Yukon Quest sled dog race. He takes over from Doug Grilliot, who was race marshall for the last five years.
"It's a position with a lot of responsibility, a lot of trouble-shooting that goes on," Schmitz said. "You have to ensure fair competition for the dog mushers.
"I think it is a very interesting challenge for me."
Schmitz is not new to the Yukon Quest organization — he has worked...View Full Article
New Classified Submission Form - Sled Dog Central Website
The day has finally arrived for a new Classified Submission Form!
It won't look very different at first because we tried to make it look and feel familiar. Along with a new Classified Submission Form there is a Classified Confirmation page and an Invoice page.
The biggest change on the Submission Form itself is pictured above: the Ad Duration selector. The page will automatically calculate the number of words for you and update the table accordingly. You will then select the duration from the options on the bottom row.
Once satisfied with your Ad information, you will move to the Classified...
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