Two dogs were injured—one fatally—in the attack before the bull muskox was killed in what officials call a clear case of “defense of life or property.”
The case was set to go before a jury in June—until all four parties agreed to dismiss the case and draft a settlement.
A dispute over a dog kennel’s levels of noise (and smell) is testing where a musher’s right to raise sled dogs ends — and where a neighbor’s right to peace and quiet begins.
Check out our gallery of photos from the finish of this year’s Kobuk 440 sled dog race.
In the early hours of Easter morning, Cim Smyth arrived first into Kotzebue — winning this year’s Kobuk 440 sled dog race.
Check out our gallery of photos from early in this year’s Kobuk 440 sled dog race.
In photos: Looking back at Manley Hot Springs, and the trail into Tanana, mushers enjoyed some sunshine, offering a small respite from cold temperatures.
Nicolas Petit says, “We’re all rookies,” citing the change in course to Fairbanks. Norway’s Thomas Waerner, also a rookie in name only, talks mushing in Norway and his dream to compete in Iditarod.
From Aniak, Bethel, Nome, and Kotzebue, some of western Alaska’s mushers share their thoughts on their teams and the 1000 miles of trail that lay ahead.
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.