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The Yukon River

Wintertime News

From a stranded seal to a dangerous hole in Yukon River ice, recent stories from KNOM’s news department offer a special glimpse into what makes Western Alaska so unique — and, at times, so challenging.

Aaron Burmeister at the Ceremonial Start, Iditarod 2014

In ’15, a Unique Race Season

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.

Iron Dog racers coming into Nome during the race in 2014. Photo: KNOM file.

The Iron Dogs

It’s the world’s longest race of snowmachines – Alaskan parlance for snowmobiles – and last month, it passed through our region. The Iron Dog Snowmachine Race…