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A warm welcome for Mike Williams, Jr., 11th place in Iditarod 42

Mike Williams, Jr. at the finish line

With his sister standing beside him under the Burled Arch – and boisterous race fans literally singing and dancing by the race chute – musher Mike Williams, Jr. had ample sources of support and congratulation upon his arrival into Nome in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. The Kuskokwim-area musher (Williams is from Akiak, Alaska)…

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In photos: Jessie Royer’s Iditarod finish

In 18th position, with a team of 7 dogs, Jessie Royer arrived under the Burled Arch at 11:20am Wednesday morning. Her team (as pictured) briefly diverted south along Nome’s Front Street before righting themselves and pulling into the finish-line chute.

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King and Jonrowe, from White Mountain

The end of Iditarod 2013 is near. While in White Mountain, mushers are looking back at this year’s race and planning their final run into Nome. Jeff King tells KNOM about his run through Koyuk, and explains his extra rest along the trail from Koyuk to Elim, which cost him his lead on Mitch Seavey. After…

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Extended Interview: Sebastian Schnuelle Talks Iditarod 2012

Sebastian Schnuelle is a musher who’s raced the Iditarod and the Yukon Quest. But he wasn’t mushing in Iditarod this year: instead, he followed the mushers along the trail on a snowmachine, sharing his experiences through blogs, Facebook posts, and photographs. Now retired from competitive mushing, he has unique insight into how mushers approach the…

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Brent Sass, Rookie of the Year (photos and audio)

Brent Sass is the Rookie of the Year of Iditarod 2012, the first rookie to pull under the Burled Arch. Sass – a veteran of the Yukon Quest, another long-distance sled dog race in Alaska – took 13th place in this year’s Iditarod, pulling to the finish line at 11:25am Wednesday morning. Hear our live…

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