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Scary Movie Bracket: Dead Alive vs. Christine

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: Dead Alive vs. Christine vs.          Dead Alive In this first …

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Leap Year Cocktail

According to Gary Regan in his book The Joy of Mixology, “This cocktail was created by Harry Craddock, for the Leap Year celebrations at the Savoy Hotel, London, on February 29th, 1928. It is said to have been responsible for more proposals than any other cocktail that has ever been mixed,” reports The Savoy Cocktail Book (1930). This recipe is …

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Scary Movie Bracket: Dawn of the Dead vs. Rosemarys Baby

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: Dawn of the Dead vs. Rosemary’s Baby vs.          Dawn of …

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Childs Play vs. Silent Hill

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: Child’s Play vs. Silent Hill vs.        Child’s Play When Charles Lee …

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Scary Movie Bracket. Rd. 1: Drag Me to Hell vs. Saw II

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: Drag Me to Hell vs. Saw II vs.  Drag Me to Hell Christine Brown …

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Following in the footsteps of Greatness. Conway Seavey wins the Jr. Iditarod

When the sport of dog sledding is mentioned, one name often comes up in the conversation and that is Seavey. The Seavey family has been involved with the sport and the Iditarod for more than four decades. Two are Iditarod champions, Dan and Mitch, one is very close, Dallas and the youngest is a sure-fire favorite to mush under the …

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Fur Rondy Time!

The Forto clan is at the Fur Rondy in downtown Anchorage. We watched the start of the sprint sled dog races. It still amazes me that these guys run up to 20 dogs on little tiny sleds with not much of a brake. They wouldn’t be able to use the brake anyway. Contrary to popular belief there is not tons …

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Hobo Jim at Willow Trading Post

The little hamlet, village or whatever they are calling it these days, of Willow Alaska comes alive next weekend for the start of the Iditarod. Thousands of people will flock to watch their favorite mushers on March 4th as they race towards Nome in the 1,049 mile dog sled race. An Alaskan legend, Hobo Jim will play three shows at …

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Fur Rondy Sled Dog Races: Day 1

Ken Chezik started Day One of the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous World Championship Sled Dog Race in second position on Friday and finished in first — by a significant time. The veteran musher from Fife Lake, Mich., ran the 25-mile course in 88 minutes and 46 seconds. That’s almost five minutes faster than his first-day time last year, when he finished …

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2012 Junior Iditarod Musher Start Order

2012 JR. IDITAROD MUSHER START ORDER Jr. Iditarod will be taking place this Saturday, February 25th at 10 AM AK Time leaving from Knik Lake, Mile 13, Knik Goose Bay Road, Wasilla and ending on Sunday, February 26th at Willow Lake, Willow Community Center, Willow 2012 Jr. Iditarod Musher Listing – Bib number order Bib # Last Name First Name City State …

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