Tag Archives: dog

The Dog Days of Summer

Here in the land of the midnight sun, the mosquitos are out and the dogs are enjoying their vacation. They spend their days lounging around in the barking lot and wishing for the colder days when training will start again. We are truly in the dog days of summer here at Team Ineka. That does not mean that nothing is …

Read More »

Fortos Fort: 3 Years in the Making

Three years ago today, on a rainy Fourth of July, my daughter and I arrived in Alaska to take a look at a house in the small town of Willow. I am sure you know the story by now, I have talked about it many times before. Long story short, Nicole was given the choice to move here or to …

Read More »

Nome Sign 40 race recap

This past weekend my son Tyler and I participated in the Nome Sign 40 race. It is a 40 mile race over the orginal Iditarod trail to the Nome sign and back. It starts on Knik Lake in the heart of Redingtonville. There is more mushing history in the first two miles of this race than probably anywhere in the …

Read More »

The Sibe Vibe

Our show offerings at our little Internet radio station, Dog Works Radio, keep getting better and better. We currently host four shows; our flagship Dog Works Radio, Mushing Radio that is both on the web as well as a studio here in Alaska, the Gypsy Musher with my good friend Hugh Neff, and a brand new one, The Sibe Vibe …

Read More »

Dog Works Radio Show

For almost four years I have been on an incredible journey hosting the Dog Works Radio Show. We have had some of the greatest guests in the world. Some of them have been world famous movie producers, authors and filmmakers, others have been cancer researchers, service dog advocates and even a dog that was campaigning for mayor in Denver. As …

Read More »

Neighbor…

This post is disturbing on many levels. One of much is the sheer disregard for a person’s right to privacy, but I have also included the language as transpired.  After 850 miles in 30 hours this weekend, all Michele and I wanted to do is come home, take a hot shower and sleep. We arrived at 10:15 and knew that …

Read More »

In 1987 a dream was born (Part 6)…

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 …

Read More »

In 1987 a dream was born (Part 5)…

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 …

Read More »

Team Ineka–Let’s Roll!!

Robert and Tyler of Team Ineka hit the trails of Willow, Alaska on a late season run with a 12 dog team around Lost Lady Loop and Bruno Blvd. This video will give our viewers what its like on a dog sled training run. The Dogs: Goose-Denali Sidney-Marble Raegan-Jewel Zak-Bodhi Magpie-Sophia Spencer-Shifter Related articles A visit with Team Ineka (teamineka.com) …

Read More »

In 1987 a dream was born (Part 4)…

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 …

Read More »