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In 1987 a dream was born (Part 2)…

The Iditarod celebrated its 40th anniversary this past March with Willow (AK) musher, Dallas Seavey winning the race. While checking out YouTube I came across a series of videos that captured my attention. They were Iditarod videos, old school style! When they were made, this years winner was just born days after. Robert Forto and Team Ineka are training for …

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In 1987 a dream was born (Part 1)…

The Iditarod celebrated its 40th anniversary this past March with Willow (AK) musher, Dallas Seavey winning the race. While checking out YouTube I came across a series of videos that captured my attention. They were Iditarod videos, old school style! When they were made, this years winner was just born days after. Robert Forto and Team Ineka are training for …

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Scary Movie Bracket: The Devils Rejects vs. Hellraiser

Here at the Fort we love sports, March Madness and scary movies. Play along with us and find out what is the scariest movie of all time, voted on by you, my rabid readers! See who’s winning and the “official rules” Scary Movie Bracket Round 1: The Devils Rejects vs. Hellraiser vs.        The Devils Rejects In Ruggsville, …

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Iditarod 40: Winnings

As the 2012 Iditarod draws to a close with the winners crossing under the burled arch in Nome in just a couple hours, a lot of folks are interested in what the winner(s) will take home. The top 30 finishers in Iditarod 2012 will take home a combined $550,000. Here’s the list, by position, according to Iditarod officials: — 1st $50,400 …

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Safety to Nome

Iditarod 40: The Trail. Safety to Nome   22 Miles From Safety Roadhouse to Nome the trail runs along the Nome-Solomon Road except where it passes around Cape Nome and the last seven miles into Nome. Here the trail parallels the road on the right side and presents no obstacles. Nome — (OME) Lat 64.30 Long 165.24 — Population 3,695 …

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. White Mountain to Safety

Iditarod 40: The Trail. White Mountain to Safety     55 Miles The trail from White Mountain continues up the Fish River for another 2-2.5 miles to a large island. It makes a sharp left turn and starts overland. This turn should be well marked, since a trail continues up the river to Council also. One-fourth mile after leaving the …

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Scary Movie Bracket: The Grudge vs. The Shinning

Here at the Fort we love sports, March Madness and scary movies. Play along with us and find out what is the scariest movie of all time, voted on by you, my rabid readers! See who’s winning and the “official rules” Scary Movie Bracket Round 1: The Grudge vs. The Shinning  vs.        The Grudge Karen Davis is …

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Iditarod 40: The Trail. Golovin to White Mountain

Iditarod 40: The Trail. Golovin to White Mountain    18 Miles From Golovin the trail crosses the ice on Golovin Lagoon to the Mudyutok River and goes up this river to the Fish River and then to White Mountain. This section is short, easy travel unless a strong wind is blowing down the rivers, and then it can be difficult …

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Scary Movie Bracket: Evil Dead II vs. Candyman

Here at the Fort we love sports, March Madness and scary movies. Play along with us and find out what is the scariest movie of all time, voted on by you, my rabid readers! See who’s winning and the “official rules” Scary Movie Bracket Round 1: Evil Dead II vs. Candyman vs.        Evil Dead II A young …

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