Tag Archives: Willow Alaska

Team Ineka–Let’s Roll!!

March 23, 2012

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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 […]

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

February 26, 2012

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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 […]

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Hobo Jim at Willow Trading Post

February 25, 2012

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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 […]

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Bells Palsy at the Fort

February 9, 2012

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We had a scary incident last night at the Fort. One that caused us to drive all the way to the emergency room on some of the iciest roads that we have seen this winter. Our son, Tyler (17) had been sick for the past week and a half with a really nasty bout of […]

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Team Ineka at the Sled Dog Stampede

February 6, 2012

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On Sunday, Team Ineka’s Robert and Tyler Forto took part in the sled dog stampede at the Willow Winter Carnival in Alaska. We had so much fun! (Well, after about 12 guys, a couple shovels helped get our dog truck un-stuck) The Stampede goes a little something like this: A team of two mushers and […]

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The Rise of the Killer Squirrel

July 20, 2011

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It all started innocently enough, I bought a little bird feeder this spring and began feeding the birds as the last of the snow began to melt up here in the Great White North. Some days there would be a couple dozen birds flying to and fro scooping up the cornucopia of seeds. About three […]

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Signs of summer in Alaska

July 19, 2011

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Just a few strawberries are popping up at our cabin in Willow, Alaska

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Mushing Capital of the World Trip on Gowalla

July 10, 2011

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On the location service application for iPhone (and other smart-phones), Gowalla, you can create unique trips to share with your friends. Since I am living and training in the Mushing Capital of the World: Willow, Alaska I thought it would be cool to make a trip on Gowalla to share. In Willow we have more […]

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Red Shirt Lake, Alaska

June 21, 2011

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  One of my favorite pictures! Tyler and Bodhi On Father’s Day my son, Tyler and I took a hike in Nancy Lake State Park to Red Shirt Lake. What a view It was a cool late spring day and we decided to take the dogs with us to Red Shirt Lake. It was the […]

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Freshly pressed, hopes and dreams…

June 16, 2011

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I can’t say how grateful I am for the opportunity to be Freshly Pressed on WordPress.com yesterday. The post was just a short piece about my first training run of the summer with my sled dog team up in Alaska. I didn’t think much of it when I wrote it. I just wanted to share […]

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