Every year, when the Iditarod comes through the small, Kuskokwim River community, McGrath holds a Chinese auction to raise money for a local organization and a family in need.
Not many Iditarod mushers have spent much rest time in McGrath this year; but not everyone took off immediately, either.
The majority of Iditarod mushers who arrived first into McGrath didn’t stay long, but some of their decisions earlier in the race might offer clues about their race plans.
“These first couple days have been unpleasant, to say the least,” Dallas Seavey described in Nikolai.
Cameron Smith and Forest Strick record under the name “AK’s Finest,” and their latest song is all about spreading peace, love, and positivity.
Quam dedicated the win to his family after a year of personal loss; Faeo becomes Iron Dog’s first second-generation champ after seven 1st-place wins by father John Faeo.
Racers from Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, and Galena are part of the field of 37 teams racing this year’s Iron Dog.
“I would never ever have done it if I knew” how “crazy” the trail would be this year, Joar Leifseth Ulsom told KNOM in Nikolai. The…
In Thursday’s news: Fires burning south of McGrath yesterday; Man killed and woman seriously injured after hitting a moose on Glenn Highway; State opening disaster assistance…
“I made a mistake declaring my layover,” rookie Louie Ambrose says of his recent run in Iditarod 2013. The St. Michael, Alaska musher (who was born in…