The Kuskokwim 300 starts this Friday, and Diana Haecker will be running the race for the first time.
The race’s roster includes 11 rookies and 14 veteran mushers, including defending champion Brent Sass of Eureka.
Mitch reflects about his experience helping out with sled dogs.
September’s episode of Story49 features Sue Steinacher’s tale of a mushing trip to Russia that didn’t quite go as planned.
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.
It was an adventure that she describes as one of the most incredible highlights of her year of service. In April, news volunteer Francesca Fenzi hit the trail for a sled dog race that offers a unique look of what makes rural Alaska so special.
For the southern Seward Peninsula, race season is wrapping up—but further north, the four-legged competition is just getting started with the Kobuk 440 Sled Dog Race, which kicked off Thursday.
Copper Basin 300 veteran Tom Jamgochian was eight minutes faster than Kuskokwim 300 finisher Rolland Trowbridge in this weekend’s Nome Council 200 race.
Tom Jamgochian, Stephanie Johnson, Deanna Hacker, and Rolland Trowbridge will race from Nome to Council and back.