NOME, Alaska (AP) - Lance Mackey picked up a few rewards on his way to winning an unprecedented fourth consecutive win in the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
The 39-year-old musher from Fairbanks stopped to pick up a moose rack along the trail, and, 10 miles from the finish line in Nome Tuesday, he spent five minutes digging up a pair of caribou antlers that he used as a sort of hood ornament on the homestretch.
Mayor Laurene Weste, Councilman Frank Ferry and challenger Johnny Pride are scheduled to speak at the final "Meet the Candidates Forum" hosted by the Canyon Country Advisory Committee.
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Everyone, it seems, has heard of someone who is an "overnight success." The reality is, the definition of "overnight," when the layers of time are peeled away, is something more like two decades.
The Hart High School cheerleaders closed out the Cell Phones for Soldiers Drive in February, collecting 439 cell phones this year, which was the best turnout in its three-year history. The squad kicked off the drive in August with local U.S. Army recruiters. All of the used cell phones collected will be sent to the nonprofit organization, Cell Phones for Soldiers. The phones are recycled and money is used to purchase prepaid phone cards. This allows soldiers serving overseas to stay in touch with their families.
My job shadowing experience at ITT Tech was one of the most amazing hands-on experiences that I have ever had the opportunity to participate in as a high school student. I didn't think that my goal in life would change in one day.
Regarding Gary Horton's column "Blind to our own blindness" (Feb. 3), there are several problems with your metaphor here.
Here's another "perspective" to Linda McCaskill's "New perspective" (The Signal, March 8):
Regarding "McKeon: Kellar should offer an apology" (The Signal, Feb. 3):
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held this Wednesday, March 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival will hold auditions for its summer production of "The Tempest" on March 26 and 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
Dr. David Tanner and his staff are very proud and pleased to announce that they have won a national competition held by the American Dental Association for being the "Adult Preventative Practice of the Year." They were honored for their leadership, preventive care excellence, and their practical strategies in treating their adult patients.
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PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will return to golf next month at the Masters, ending a four-month hiatus brought on by a sex scandal that shattered his image as the gold standard in sports.
"The Masters is where I won my first major and I view this tournament with great respect," Woods said in a statement. "After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I'm ready to start my season at Augusta."
WASHINGTON (AP) - An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn't run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people sickened since March 2013.
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IRWINDALE (AP) - The heat may finally be going out of a confrontation between a chili-sauce maker and a Los Angeles suburb.
NEW YORK (AP) - Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Rumbling down the runway at New York's JFK airport, American Airlines pilot Bill Elder points the nose of the Boeing 787 skyward and takes off for Denver.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Charting an end to America's longest war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after this year but then withdrawing virtually all by the close of 2016 and the conclusion of his presidency.
A small brush fire caused by a blazing big rig burned about a quarter acre of the brush along Highway 14 Tuesday evening before firefighters knocked it down, a fire station captain said.
The Valley Industry Association has elected Anna Frutos-Sanchez as its Chair for the Board of Directors in 2015.
The New Home Company, builder of Santa Clarita's Villa Metro development on Soledad Canyon Road, has been selected as the fastest-growing company on Builder magazine's list.
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With so much attention being paid to Saugus' Abbey Weitzeil, it's hard to blame anyone who may not have noticed a freshman doing spectacular things over at Valencia.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) - No sirens or local alert system warned an RV park housing workers in North Dakota's oil patch about a Memorial Day tornado that injured nine people and damaged or destroyed 15 trailers.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A treasure trove of rare gold coins discovered by a California couple out walking their dog is set to go on sale.
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - State fire officials brought in hundreds of additional firefighters to battle a Central California blaze that had burned through 1.4 square miles as of Tuesday morning and was threatening about 100 rural homes.