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In Unalakleet: Kaiser & Buser regrouping

Iditarod can bring many unexpected challenges: weather, trail conditions, health issues with dogs, just to name a few. All these things affect mushers along the trail in different ways. After pushing themselves with big ambitions early in the race, Pete Kaiser and Martin Buser are looking to regroup in Unalakleet. Reformulating their plans, they’re focusing…

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On-Air Update: Saturday, March 9 (5pm)

Martin Buser remains out front in Iditarod 2013, but his lead has narrowed. He was the first into Kaltag on Saturday afternoon, but can he hold the lead as the race moves onto the Norton Sound coast? In Saturday’s 5pm Iditarod Update, Kelly Brabec and Laura Collins run down the leader board and ponder the…

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Trail-breaking into Kaltag: Martin Buser

The trail heading into Kaltag early this afternoon was windblown, drifted in, and slow. Idiatord.com’s blogger Joe Runyan said he spoke to the trail breakers about the snow, and they described it as “mashed potatoes.” As the first musher to hit this section of trail, Martin Buser lost a bit of his lead. There is…

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On-Air Update: Friday, March 8 (5pm)

Is Martin Buser the “team to beat” in Iditarod 2013? In Friday night’s 5pm Iditarod Update, David Dodman and Dayneé Rosales run down the leader board and look at the teams leading the pack traversing the Yukon River:

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Update News: Friday, March 8, 2013

In Friday’s news: Martin Buser wins First Musher to the Yukon Award; Two Alaska legislators concerned over search for new BIA Alaska Regional Director; Y-K Delta commuter airline makes second emergency landing in a week; Senator Lisa Murkowski addresses Interior Department nominee at hearing Thursday; Southeast Alaska tribal leader supports banning assault weapons; Killing of wolves…

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Burmeister Upbeat at Iditarod

After resting for 5 hours 19 minutes, Aaron Burmeister left Iditarod at 6:05pm Thursday – most likely for a 90-mile run through the hills to Shageluk and on to Anvik. Two teams departed before him – Martin Buser at 2pm and Aliy Zirkle at 5:20pm. Burmeister left with 15 dogs and hinted that when his…

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On-Air Update: Thursday, March 7 (5pm)

In Thursday night’s 5pm Iditarod Update, Laureli Kinneen, live from Anvik, joins David Dodman and Dayneé Rosales to talk about the race to the Yukon, extreme weather, trail conditions, and the mushers to keep a close eye on as Iditarod 41 rolls forward:    

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Leaving first from Iditarod: Martin Buser

Martin Buser is moving into the lead this afternoon, the first to hit the trail heading from Iditarod to Shageluk. For the moment, he’s in the lead of this great race. The question everyone has on their mind is if he can maintain that lead. Buser acknowledges the risk he’s taken this year: “Anytime you make…

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