In the 2016 running of the Kobuk 440, rookies Jason Mackey, John Vanderwall and Damon Tedford are hitting the trail with dogs, and advice, from well-known race veterans.
Dog teams will pass through six Western Alaska villages. The winner is expected across the finish line on Saturday.
The 2016 Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race starts Saturday at noon on Nome’s East Beach.
Court documents allege 28-year-old Johnny Nazuruk broke into a home in the Kobuk River community, waited for a woman to walk by, attacked her, and dragged her inside the broken-into house against her will
In all, 80 runners for the boys and 57 runners for the girls represented schools from throughout the Bering Strait, Norton Sound, Northwest Arctic Borough, and North Slope.
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