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Sled dog racing links:
Websites focusing on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and other sled dog races.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - Official site of the grandfather of them all, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. It has a little bit of everything including pre-race reports, race updates, educational resources, and an online store.
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon - This site is packed with information about the Minnesota event named after a famous Chippewa Indian that is hands down the best-known sled dog race in the Lower 48.
Kuskokwim 300 - Official site of the Bethel, Alaska-based Kuskokwim 300, the premier middle distance race in the world today. This site has it all -resources, virtual tours, games, race cams, and more.
Mushing.com - Mushing Magazine online. News and feature stories about dog-powered sports.
Yukon Quest - The Quest is a 1,000 mile international sled dog race between Fairbanks, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory and is titled the "Toughest Sled Dog Race in the World."
More sites for mushers and dog people
General information about one of our favorite topics!
Dog Sled Central - "Meet a musher" profiles, kennel tips, and reviews of books about mushing!
Working Dog Web - A comprehensive site for working dog owners and lovers. Includes training tips, articles, books reviews, and huge resource database.
Exciting sites for news & views about Alaska. You'll get a look at the "real Alaska" on sites with information going well beyond the usual travel information.
Alaska Native History - Great resource for materials for anyone interested in the fascinating history of Alaska's first people.
Alaska Magazine - Explore life on the last frontier with the online version of one of our favorite magazines. Check out the site's message board.
Alaska Public Radio Network - Listen to statewide daily programming with audio and live Iditarod coverage.
Alaska Weather Cams - Weather Cams around Alaska brought to you by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Anchorage Daily News - Keep up-to-date with local and statewide news in the Anchorage Daily News online. Video links are offered too.
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Keep up-to-date on the local flavor of life in the Fairbanks area, Alaska's heartland. The News-Miner is a good source of race coverage from the Yukon Quest, too.
Goldpanners Baseball - Official site of the Alaska Goldpanners. Read about the Midnight Sun game. For more information, check out our Alaska baseball history by Lew Freedman, Diamonds in the Rough.
Moose - This is a neat site, focusing on urban moose living in and around Anchorage.
See More Wildlife! - Live streams start here! Link to the best live streams all over the web from here: these people MAKE the scientific
equipments used for monitoring wildlife in remote, foul-weather environments!
Stunning Alaska photography! - Alaska Photographics website is full of gorgeous photos of everything Alaska: glaciers, wild flowers, bears, eagles, the pipeline. Our favorites: the aurora borealis and polar bear photos.
Sun Husky wolf den - This site has always been an Epicenter favorite with great info about Alaska, the Iditarod, and related book reviews. Who could ask for more?
Video Clips - Wild-Eyed Alaska offers six video clips that brings the far north to your screen.
Information about Alaska. The solid articles on this site on impressively researched and written.
Links for those planning their own Alaska adventure.
Hot Springs in Alaska
- Known as one of the best places to view the Northern Lights, Chena Hot Springs
Resort is a great place for spa fun and family entertainment. DON'T MISS: the
Museum and Stoli Bar made of ice, available for your special event.
Winter in Alaska - Winter in Alaska is more than just mushing! Check out Bell's Travel Guide, serving travelers to the North for more than 41 years.
Adventure charters - A menu of exciting Alaska adventures. Our Favorite: See the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from the air!
Alaska Railroad - Information on scenic rail tours and winter train specials. Check out the 2001 Alaska Railroad art print!
Milepost - Often called the bible of Alaska travelers, The Milepost is a long-time and reliable source for Alaska travel planning, especially for independent travelers.
Discovery Voyages - Soft adventure cruises in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Check out the stunning "virtual tours" of their many voyages!
Epic Charters! - You'll find some great Alaska adventures and adventure sports with Epic Charters, based out of Girdwood, Alaska.
Travel Alaska - Thinking of visiting Alaska? This impressive, high-end site offers interesting virtual tours.
Interesting and possibly useful sites for readers and writers.
Alaska Center for the Book - Calendar of events, writing conferences, literary links, and Alaska images.
Library Thing - See our reviews.
Good Reads - See our reviews.
UA Anchorage lit site - LiteSite Alaska is a special place for writers and readers. Writers are welcome to submit their own work. .
Author / Review Links:
Read articles about Epicenter Press authors and visit sites of interest to
writers and readers.
Artist Sandy Jamieson - This is the homepage of artist and Epicenter illustrator Sandy Jamieson. Check out his whimsical works with
Gail Niebrugge Studio - Visit the online studio of Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge, author of ALASKA WILDFLOWERS. You'll find a gallery of her breathtaking originals, a list of events, and a current catalog.
Jay Hammond -PDF file about controversial wolf-hunting in Alaska from the Defenders of Wildlife with insight from former Alaska Gov. Jay Hammond, author of
TALES OF ALASKA'S BUSH RAT GOVERNOR.
Lael Morgan - Excellent interview with Lael Morgan, author of
GOOD TIME GIRLS OF ALASKA & THE YUKON, in January magazine.
Larry Kaniut - Official site of the author of the best-seller,
Mark Kelley - The official site of well-known photographer Mark Kelley, whose photographs raced ALASKA'S OCEAN HIGHWAYS (out of print).
Velma Wallis’s official website. Alaska’s bestselling resident author.
Official Website of Dana Stabenow - Mystery writer Dana Stabenow is well known for her Alaska-based books. Check out her essay in our new anthology, OUR ALASKA: Personal Stories about Life in the North.
Personal favorites from our staff, shareholders, and friends!
Mount St. Helens Watch
VolcanoCam- a companion to our book ECHOES OF FURY: The 1980 Eruption of Mount St.
Helens & the Lives It Changed Forever. This video comes from atop the Johnston Ridge Observatory. The Volcano-Cam is
located at an elevation of approximately 4,500 feet, about five miles from the volcano.
Lend a Hand! - Updates on
Tsunami relief got you down and wanting to help out? There is plenty to be
done—in YOUR neighborhood! As donations to local nonprofits plunge, there are
many people, animals, and great causes battling to survive in our country. You
can search volunteer opportunities based on criteria and zip code.
Disclosure Project - The Disclosure Project is a nonprofit research project working to fully disclose the facts about UFOs, extraterrestrial intelligence, and classified advanced energy and propulsion systems. It's amazing stuff!
Ground Hog Day - Author Lael Morgan, co-founder of Epicenter Press, is famous for sending Ground Hog Day greeting cards in lieu of Christmas cards.
Santa Claus lives! - Santa really does live in North Pole, Alaska. Great tourist attraction and shop. Have Santa send a personalized, postmarked letter!
Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence - Download a free SETI screen-saver program funded by the Planetary Society allowing you to use your computer during its down time to help analyze radio signals from space in search of intelligent life in the universe.
Seattle Mariners - Our editorial and direct-mail fulfillment office is located in the Seattle area, and naturally we are Seattle Mariner fans. (Epicenter is an Alaska corporation, and Washington is our "remote outpost!")
The Klondike Weekly - A mother lode of research sources on the Gold Rush. Extensive archives with articles by leading historians.
Thistle Press - Seattle IS the home of our editorial offices and those that live or visit Seattle and the surrounding areas won't want to miss this site. We highly recommend a Thistle Press walking tour and one of their many books about Seattle.
Link to our distributor and others:
The Independent Book Publishers Association - We know of no other site that has more information about book-publishing than this one sponsored by a trade association of more than 3,500 independent publishers.
Pilots, Get Your Books - Aviation training books and manuals, aviation
charts for Alaskan and Canadian pilots, online pilot and mechanic testing, and
an unbelievable amount of aviation merchandise of all kinds.