“Next year is going to be a bad year, but it’s going to be the best year of all the bad years to come,” said Nome School Superintendent Shawn Arnold.
Tom Jamgochian, Stephanie Johnson, Deanna Hacker, and Rolland Trowbridge will race from Nome to Council and back.
State, federal and local law enforcement agencies worked to arrest three Nome men who now face felony drug charges related to possessing and distributing heroin, prescription drugs, marijuana, and ethylone.
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.
After two prior attempts, this year’s Red Lantern, Cindy Abbott, completed her first Iditarod. She is the first woman (and only the second person) to summit Mt. Everest and complete the 1,000-mile sled dog race.
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.
A crowd of onlookers gathered to welcome cyclists Jay Petervary and Jeff Oatley to Nome, after more than two weeks on the frozen Iditarod Trail.
Stepping into Huslia was like “stepping back in time” for veteran musher Dee Dee Jonrowe.
The brothers have been traveling as a duo since Tanana, where Lance Mackey’s hands first gave him trouble in the sub-zero temperatures. But Jason Mackey says he isn’t doing his brother any favors — he’s just lucky to be learning from an Iditarod legend.