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Missing Winter: the Iditarod and the American Birkebeiner

Missing Winter: the Iditarod and the American Birkebeiner

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 8, 2016 1

In January 1925, the children of Nome, Alaska, were dying. They were suffering from diphtheria. The town’s only physician, Dr. Curtis Welch, feared the epidemic would spread throughout Nome’s population of 1,400. He set

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The Sled Dog Puppy Breakfast Wheel

The Sled Dog Puppy Breakfast Wheel

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 25, 2012 5

How do sled dogs eat during a long-distance race? Quickly. When time is of the essence — as it is during sled dog races such as the Iditarod, Yukon Quest, and Hudson Bay Quest

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The Age of Adventure

The Age of Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2010 5

If you were to believe much of what you read in newspapers, magazines and ads, or what you see and hear in electronic media today, you might conclude that adventure is mostly for those

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