“Shocked” to be first into Huslia, Aaron Burmeister basks in the checkpoint’s hospitality. Happy to see his sick team feeling healthy again, he turns his sights to the coast.
In photos: the 119 mile trail run from Tanana to Ruby, and along the way, an oasis: the Kokrine Bible Camp.
In photos: Looking back at Manley Hot Springs, and the trail into Tanana, mushers enjoyed some sunshine, offering a small respite from cold temperatures.
A look at Western Alaska’s John Baker and Pete Kaiser midday Wednesday from the trail between Tanana and Ruby.
Dee Dee Jonrowe, Allen Moore, and rookie Becca Moore talk the race reroute and what they see in their teams for Iditarod 2015.
Nicolas Petit says, “We’re all rookies,” citing the change in course to Fairbanks. Norway’s Thomas Waerner, also a rookie in name only, talks mushing in Norway and his dream to compete in Iditarod.
From Aniak, Bethel, Nome, and Kotzebue, some of western Alaska’s mushers share their thoughts on their teams and the 1000 miles of trail that lay ahead.
Former Iditarod champions look at this year’s Iditarod, surveying their teams, their races this year so far, and the unfamiliar trail that lies ahead.
Brent Sass and the Allen Moore / Aliy Zirkle “A” team are fresh from the Yukon Quest, certain contenders for the 2015 Iditarod.
Join KNOM in celebrating Martin Luther King Day through “King’s Last March,” a one-hour American Radio-Works documentary.