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Doping Scandal Plagues Iditarod: What Happened, and What’s Next

Dallas Seavey on his

The state sport of Alaska, dog mushing, has long been free from doping controversy. Not so any more. Four dogs on four-time champion Dallas Seavey’s team tested positive for a prohibited pain-reliever this year. KNOM’s Gabe Colombo goes in-depth with a review of Seavey’s statements, the available facts about this ongoing story, and the direction it’s headed.

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Race Season is Back

It’s the time of year for the sled dog and snowmachine races that traverse the rural wilds of Alaska and captivate the attention of people across the state. Race season is back.

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Covering Iditarod 2016

Iditarod 2016 musher Wade Marrs

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.

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