On the Yukon this week, some of Iditarod’s top competitors were striving to keep competitive by keeping the focus on dog care.
Despite a grueling run down the Yukon, Ruby was just a pit stop for most mushers. Iditarod teams pressed on to Galena or even to Huslia, where Aaron Burmeister arrived first.
The mighty Yukon took center stage in the Iditarod Wednesday, as mushers tackled the longest single run of the race — more than 120 miles down the iconic Alaska river.
Former Iditarod champions look at this year’s Iditarod, surveying their teams, their races this year so far, and the unfamiliar trail that lies ahead.
Kaiser is the first Bethel musher to win the race in 29 years.
Twenty-five mushers will take off from Bethel over a fast, icy trail to Aniak and back Friday night in the 36th annual running of the Kuskokwim 300.
Nome musher Rolland Trowbridge and Iditarod veteran Ray Redington, Jr. will be among the rookies running the 2015 Yukon Quest from Whitehorse to Fairbanks.
In Monday’s news: Nome Police investigate weekend collision that killed Savoonga man; Legislature moves through a minimum wage bill despite opposition from supporters of a similar…
In Friday’s news: The 2014 Kawerak Regional Conference wrapped up yesterday; The Inuit Circumpolar Council meets in Nome next week to discuss food security; State Attorney…
As part of our April 2014 newsletter, take a look back at an incredible, exceptional Iditarod: both for our radio mission and for the Last Great Race itself.