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The Iditarod is back – and so are we!

It’s back! The 40th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicks off this Saturday, March 3rd at 10am, with the ceremonial start in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. As KNOM news director Laureli Kinneen and reporter Ben Matheson prepare to cover the ceremonial start – they’ll be reporting live on KNOM’s airwaves from 10am to 12noon, Saturday – we’re preparing, too, for another year of following the Last Great Race.

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24-ing in Takotna: Johnson and Berington

audio by Laureli Kinneen; text by David Dodman “Don’t run too fast” seems to be the mentality of many mushers on this year’s Iditarod trail. At times, the trail has lent itself to fast racing, but experienced competitors, like Unalakleet’s Paul Johnson and Kasilof’s Kristy Berington, have preferred to let their teams keep a measured pace.…

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