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Western Alaska Mushers Out; Remaining Teams All Between Circle and Eagle; Moore Maintains Lead

Photo: KNOM file.

Ike Underwood of Aniak was the fourth musher in a span of 24 hours to drop out of the race yesterday. According to the Quest, Underwood activated his race-tracking device and requested assistance almost 25 miles outside of the Circle checkpoint. Underwood and his dogs were found to be in good health, but the Quest rookie decided to withdraw for his safety and that of his team.

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Two Aniak Snowmachiners Killed in Crash with Moose

Snowmachine

Alaska State Troopers determined that 28-year-old Charles Lang, Jr., and 16-year-old Kayden Morgan were the two fatalities. Troopers say Charles and Kayden were riding on a snowmachine when they collided with a moose, causing them to be thrown from the vehicle.

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Mountain Village Man Charged With Murder

An Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

State Troopers report Alexie Walters, 34, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder following the death of his girlfriend. Walters allegedly assaulted multiple people in Mountain Village before barricading himself inside his home with 22-year-old Gertrude Queenie, who was later found dead.

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