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Posts Tagged ‘2014 Iditarod’

On-Air Update: Sunday, March 9 (12p)

The top seven leaders of Iditarod 42 are out of Shaktoolik, continuing the run on the bare, icy, tundra of a trail up the coast. As Aliy remains in lead, followers may actually have an advantage as their dogs are following her scent over a somewhat new trail compared to past years. Reroute after reroute,…

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On-Air Update: Saturday, March 8 (12p)

As of 12 o’clock today, leading mushers are charging the end of the Yukon toward Unalakleet, leapfrogging positions, fighting their way to the coast. Daynee and Ric chat in Studio A about the standings, run times, and the expected rough trail ahead as mushers hit Unalakleet and head north west along the coast. With relatively…

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On-Air Update: Friday, March 7 (12p)

The leaders are on the Yukon, making their way through Ruby, Galena, Nulato, and Kaltag. All racers have to take a mandatory 8 hour layover at one of these points along the river, so standings on paper are still not yet reliable on where mushers fall in the actual lineup. In Kaltag, it will become…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 2, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Walruses in Chukchi Sea affected by diminishing sea ice; State of Alaska files lawsuit against NOAA Fisheries for listing bearded seals as a threatened species; Fifty-two mushers sign up for 2014 Iditarod; Largest wildfire in the state is no longer directly threatening Lime Village.

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