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Iditarod 2016 musher Wade Marrs

Covering Iditarod 2016

The 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race saw more than 70 teams make the 1,000-mile trek from Anchorage to Nome, traversing Alaska’s vast wilderness. Thanks to you, we covered the race for our listeners, just as we’ve done since its inception in 1973.

Photo: Laura Kraegel

The Challenges Of Crab Leg Lunch

Nome’s Pingo Bakery Seafood House utilizes locally caught king crab in many of its menu items. This can be a wonderful resource for the restaurant but, also, a challenge as changes in weather and fishing regulations affect the price and access of local crab.