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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Students learn about and meet sled dogs


Stephanie Thompson

Ethan Flores tries on one of musher Frank Moe's parkas. The hood of the parka is lined with beaver fur, which repels water.

Students at Monroe Intermediate School had the opportunity to see a sled dog racer and his team.

Last Friday, Frank Moe, his nephew, Mike, and their sled dogs, visited the school. Those attending had the chance to meet the dogs, try on equipment and ask any questions they had about sled races. Frank and Mike were on their way to the Pedigree Stage Stop eight-day race, which takes place in Wyoming.

Prior to the students meeting the dogs, they listened to a short presentation from Mike. According to Mike, sled dog racing started when sled-dog owners started betting on whose dog was the fastes...

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