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    Fur Rondy Snow Sculptures

    As you may know, Fur Rendezvous (or Fur Rondy for short) is Anchorage, Alaska’s winter carnival. It started as a three-day winter sports festival in 1935 and grew from there to a two-week festival with events from outhouse races to…

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    George Attla, a Mushing Legend

    In honor of Fur Rondy, I am reprising an old post about my favorite musher, George Attla. I grew up on Fort Richardson, near Anchorage, Alaska. In those days, the Fur Rendezvous festival (Fur Rondy) was a really big deal.…

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    Fur Rondy 2018

    Fur Rondy (Fur Rendevous) is the winner festival in Anchorage, Alaska. As I’ve said before, (http://lynnlovegreen.com/fur-rendezvous-2014/), it started to celebrate the time of year when trappers would come into town to sell their furs. Now, in its 83rd year, it’s…

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    Fur Rondy and Dogs

    It’s the 81st year of Fur Rondy! Fur Rendezvous, Rondy for short, is Anchorage’s winter festival, the time of year when we do fun and silly things to blow off cabin fever. (I wrote about the origins of Fur Rondy…