It’s the beginning of “race season” in Western Alaska: the sled dog and snowmachine races that traverse, and fascinate, our state. In January, we covered the Kuskokwim 300.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
In Western Alaska, it’s race season: the time for the sled dog races that so inspire and excite our region. This year’s races are a special source of pride for our mission, since KNOMers are involved in the races both as reporters and as competitors.