Dallas Seavey is the champion of Iditarod 2015. He’s won the Last Great Race three out of the past four years.
There are few certainties in the Iditarod — even in the eleventh hour — but it’s probable we’ll see a championship finish in Nome around 4am Wednesday morning.
“Shocked” to be first into Huslia, Aaron Burmeister basks in the checkpoint’s hospitality. Happy to see his sick team feeling healthy again, he turns his sights to the coast.
Reminiscent of live storytelling forums like “The Moth” comes a show that’s uniquely Alaskan—named for the spot where many northern tales are shared—Arctic Entries. Next month, the show is coming to Nome.
As recruitment for 2015-2016 KNOM volunteers continues, Caitlin remembers her own application process.
The freezing of the Bering Sea drastically changes the landscape of rural Alaska’s coastal communities. It also opens up new possibilities for transportation and subsistence.
In rural Alaska, “race season” rolls on. Early March finds us in-between two of the long-distance competitions that most excite our region: Iron Dog and the Iditarod.
Team 20 rode into Nome around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday. In Faeo and Quam’s final miles to town, their speeds increased as temperatures cooled over the sea ice.
Last weekend, Nome’s Varsity and JV basketball teams squared off against Eielson High School and Brevig Mission at home in the Beltz gym.
Racers from Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, and Galena are part of the field of 37 teams racing this year’s Iron Dog.