Nome Kennel Club holds first annual Dog Fair and Dog Show


Bleachers were in place, the hot dogs were sizzling, tables were decked with prizes and the sun had chased away rain clouds that had dumped sheets of rain on Nome just days prior the first annual Nome Kennel Club Dog Fair and Best of Nome Dog Show on August 24. Everything seemed to come together […]

Nome Kennel Club continues Nome’s mushing tradition

Scotty Allen won the second running of the All Alaska Sweepstakes, in 1909. The Sweepstakes race was the reason to organize the Nome Kennel Club.

Mushing is all about overcoming adversity. There probably is not a musher out there who has not fallen off the runners at least once, but what makes the individual a musher is that they got back on the sled. Billed as the “world’s oldest dog mushing organization,” the Nome Kennel Club, or NKC, was formed […]

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