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Alaska & The Klondike

Complete chapters from books such as Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled, The Land of Tomorrow, and Along Alaska’s Great River¬†offer first-hand accounts of the authors’ adventures in charting an unknown country, exploring a wondrous land, searching for gold,¬†delivering freight and mail, and administering medical and religious services by dog team, at a time when the land was young. Continue reading

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New Book: Alaska & the Klondike

The newest book from Northern Light Media is an anthology, Alaska & the Klondike, Early Writings and Historic Photographs, compiled and edited by Helen Hegener, published May 10, 2018. Charting an unknown country, exploring a wondrous land, searching for gold, … Continue reading

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Alaskan Adventurer Mary Shields

In 1974, the second year the 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was run, Mary Shields became the first woman to finish the race, with the smallest team in the race (only eight dogs) and a part-Labrador lead dog named … Continue reading

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A Look at The Yukon Quest Trail

The newest book from Northern Light Media is a captivating journey traced each February by hardy mushers and their teams of lionhearted sled dogs, traveling, as the subtitle states, ‘1,000 miles across northern Alaska and the Yukon Territory.’ Over frozen … Continue reading

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