Bridgett Watkins won the 2017 Nome-Council 200. The annual sled dog race spans about 160 miles, a round-trip route from Nome to Council and back.
Three mushers will compete in the 2017 Nome-Council 200 sled dog race this weekend: Janet Balice, Stephanie Johnson, and Bridgett Watkins.
Helping certify educators, Nome’s Northwest Campus recently hosted teacher camp, a unique opportunity to learn about the space where Alaskan schooling and Alaskan culture intersect.
Hansen won the race after one day, eight hours, and five minutes on the trail. That’s about five hours faster than second-place finisher, Diana Haecker of Nome.
The Nome-Council 200 begins Saturday at 10 a.m. Challenging Nome’s Diana Haecker and Stephanie Johnson is Paul Hansen of Kotzebue.
Last weekend, snowmachiners got a taste of trail conditions Iron Dog racers will face on their snowmachines this year.
The Nome Police Department has been notified of the missing five-foot tall trees, which were brought from Council and planted at the school in the last 10 years.
Laura shares photographs from her first travel opportunities, including trips to Gambell, Wales, and White Mountain.
Copper Basin 300 veteran Tom Jamgochian was eight minutes faster than Kuskokwim 300 finisher Rolland Trowbridge in this weekend’s Nome Council 200 race.
Tom Jamgochian, Stephanie Johnson, Deanna Hacker, and Rolland Trowbridge will race from Nome to Council and back.