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Iditarod troubles

A California animal-rights group was Monday claiming credit for a longtime sponsor abandoning Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

“Victory!” headlined the website of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. 1,307 more words


This Cold Heaven (Greenland)

by Gretel Ehrlich

courtesy of a special order from Auntie’s Bookstore

This author is enamoured of all the things I hate…darkness, winter, cold, ice, snow. Perhaps understandable, given the fact that she’s been struck by lightning twice on her hot, dry Montana ranch in the summer, 8 years apart. 1,209 more words


Working Dogs

Dogs and humans are meant to be together. Since dogs’ ancestors, the wolves, approached men’s camps appealed by the fetid hunting remains, the history and the nature of both species changed. 262 more words


Noggin says...

You’re never too old for stuffies…!

Karen Land

Sled Dogs

My mother says that if there is such as thing as reincarnation, she wants to come back as a French poodle in a Jewish home. After seeing a screening of the documentary Sled Dogs last night, she sure wouldn’t want to come back as one of those. 537 more words

Clubs and Fangs in the Wild

Jack London’s Call of the Wild is a classic book that unfortunately is not widely known. Personally it’s my favourite book (and as I am an avid reader, this is a significant feat) and I think it deserves more love and attention. 150 more words


Sled-dog summer

This story was updated and corrected on April 27, 2017

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is long over, but “Sled Dogs” the movie lives on with director Fern Levitt showing no signs of buckling to accusations the film is purely propaganda. 2,122 more words