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Doping Scandal Plagues Iditarod: What Happened, and What’s Next

Dallas Seavey on his

The state sport of Alaska, dog mushing, has long been free from doping controversy. Not so any more. Four dogs on four-time champion Dallas Seavey’s team tested positive for a prohibited pain-reliever this year. KNOM’s Gabe Colombo goes in-depth with a review of Seavey’s statements, the available facts about this ongoing story, and the direction it’s headed.

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The Last Great Blog

Mitch Seavey arrives at the Nome finish line, the Burled Arch.

“Whether it’s the people who race or the people who come to watch,” Tyler says, “Iditarod’s energy will always be enough to keep this armchair musher at the edge of his seat.” At Iditarod’s end, Tyler and his fellow volunteers chat about the Last Great Race.

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