Champion Dallas Seavey also earned top honors, taking home $75,000 and a new truck for his first-place finish.
Norway’s Joar Leifseth Ulsom led the large contingent of Scandinavian mushers into Nome on Tuesday, finishing in 6th place.
The 44th Iditarod starts on Saturday in downtown Anchorage; competitive racing begins at the Sunday restart in Willow.
The Iron Dog is twice as long, but the number of volunteers and the time racers spend in Nome pale in comparison to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
The low-pressure storm system southwest of Saint Lawrence Island is not unusual for this time of year, but it is hitting Nome the hardest.
Nome’s City Council passed skeletal legislation for the sale of commercial marijuana within city limits.
This year, the City Council received 22 proposals. The funding requests add up to almost $290,000 — nearly double the donation available.
The Kuskokwim 300 starts this Friday, and Diana Haecker will be running the race for the first time.
Emily looks back at her year, which has been the toughest one yet, but also the most notable.
Matthew Smith has moved on from KNOM Radio, but not before greatly impactful stints both as a volunteer reporter and as a news director.