Smoke, a sled dog from the team of Iditarod musher Scott Smith, died Friday while being transported by the Iditarod Trail Committee. In Kaltag, Smith reflected on the incident.
Necropsy results for an Iditarod dog that died Friday while flying to Anchorage indicate it died from overheating. The ITC says it is working on changes to prevent similar incidents in the future.
Some Iditarod mushers worry that the updated ruling will challenge the integrity of the race.
Ayla Knodel took first place in the annual contest that has Alaska students create artwork for the commemorative button sold along the trail.
Nome property taxes will drop from 12 to 11 mills as the city council ratifies an $11.3 million budget for the coming year.
In all, an extra $50,000 will be spread among the race’s top five finishers.
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