Monthly Archives: June 2008

Free Run Kennel In Operation

After returning from Alaska we had a list a mile long of improvements that we wanted to make to the kennel.  The first one on the list was to build an enclosed free run kennel for the dogs.  Presently, we can … Continue reading

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The Final Stretch – Magali Phillip & Rick & Kelly Swenson

The one thing Stage Stop has brought to our lives is friendships.  After 3 years at the stage stop many of the regulars start to feel like friends from years back and after you endure a stage stop like the … Continue reading

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Checkpoint #5 Egil Ellis & Helen Lundberg – Dog Shopping Excursion

Before we headed to Egil and Helen’s we made a trip to Anchorage.  As soon as we hit downtown and saw all the shops me and Anna screamed to be let out.  We were not leaving Alaska without a souvenir … Continue reading

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Checkpoint #4 Mark Nordman & Denny Albert – Dog Shopping Excursion

No trip to Alaska would be complete for any of us without a stop to Denny and Mark’s.  Mark has known JR since he was young and the rest of us all got to know each other during Stage Stop … Continue reading

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Checkpoint #3 The Redingtons – Dog Shopping Excursion

After a great night’s rest we pulled ourselves away from Arleigh’s and set out towards Manley Hot Springs; the home of Joee and Pam Redington.  First we had to stop and purchase a mini-air compressor and some tire patch kits … Continue reading

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Checkpoint #2 The Reynolds – Dog Shopping Excursion

We made it across 2 border crossings without any issue and arrived in Fairbanks  late Sunday morning.  We were amazed at how big the city was and all the options they had available to them.  We made a stop at … Continue reading

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Checkpoint #1 The Streepers – Dog Shopping Excursion

We arrived in Ft. Nelson right on the scheduled time and had time to get a motel and take the much needed shower.  We had coordinated a time with Streepers and I was impressed how accurate our arrival time was … Continue reading

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The Drive – Dog Shopping Excursion

I’m not sure what ever possessed me to think that I’d be able to blog every day on this trip, but once we crossed into Canada it became obvious that internet signals and cell signals were virtually non-existent. I guess … Continue reading

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