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Iditarod 2010

In Ruby: The Yukon Fox

In 1975, Emmitt Peters won the Iditarod: as a rookie. Peters finished first in just the third year the Iditarod was held, and he did so…

In Ruby: Western Alaskans

Recent temperatures have been exceptionally low on the Iditarod trail: especially along the Yukon River, from which race leaders (Lance Mackey, Hans Gatt, Jeff King, and…

On-Air Update: Friday March 12

The Iditarod race leaders are through Ruby, and that’s where you’ll find our reporter-on-the-trail, Laureli. Laureli joined Ric and Leah on the phone for Friday’s 5pm,…

In Ruby: Hugh Neff

Our on-the-trail reporter Laureli caught up with Hugh Neff in Ruby. The Iditarod veteran was the third to arrive at the checkpoint; he pulled in at…

Tom Thurston Scratches

Musher Tom Thurston has scratched from Iditarod 38. Thurston exited the race on Friday morning with 9 dogs. According to Iditarod’s official Eye on the Trail blog, he “cited…

In Takotna: Ruth, from Germany

The Iditarod Sled Dog Race truly is an international event. Mushers have come from Norway, Canada, and, this year, from Jamaica, and in the Takotna checkpoint,…