Copper Basin 300 veteran Tom Jamgochian was eight minutes faster than Kuskokwim 300 finisher Rolland Trowbridge in this weekend’s Nome Council 200 race.
A recent study reveals that 51 percent of women in the Nome Census area have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence — or both — during their lifetimes.
Nome could be home to a deep-draft Arctic port as early as 2020, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
From halfway awards to best dog care to rookie of the year, the annual banquet that closes the Iditarod allowed mushers to tell stories about their own Last Great Race.
Martin Buser finished his 32nd Iditarod Thursday morning, pulling under the Burled Arch to a cheering crowd of friends and family.
Kotzebue’s John Baker and Aniak’s Richie Diehl make a good showing for Western Alaska in Iditarod 43 — finishing 21st and 23rd, respectively.
Wade Marrs, in his best Iditarod finish yet — 8th place — also sets the 2015 pace for the fastest Safety-to-Nome run, at 2 hours and 30 minutes.
A large crowd of fans lining Front Street cheered Aliy into the chute and to her 15th Iditarod finish midday Wednesday.
In 2015, Jessie Royer achieved her first crack into the top five. Posting consistently fast run times throughout the race, Royer said that she was very pleased with how her team ran this year.
Third to Nome for Iditarod 2015, Aaron Burmeister was greeted by friends, family, and the Nome St. Lawrence Island Singers and Dancers. “The dogs performed phenomenal…I’m just honored to be the guy that was on the runners this year driving them to Nome.”