Early Sunday, Nicolas Petit won the Kobuk 440, marking the coda not only of the mid-distance sled dog race but also of the 2016 mushing season in Alaska.
The Nome City Council meets tonight to debate the purchase of property at Anvil Mountain from Sitnasuak Native Corporation.
Mushers pulling into Kiana reflect on the race and their positions before setting out on the final leg of the Kobuk 440.
Over the weekend, Kobuk 440 racers found themselves in the middle of the pack — and faced the decision of how they would run the rest of the race.
Savoonga’s second whale of the season draws Emily out to an island that she never thought she’d get the chance to visit.
In Ambler on Friday, Kobuk 440 mushers focused on their dogs’ rest, pacing, and the trail ahead. Near the mid-point of the 440-mile course, it’s still anyone’s race.
A whaling crew from Savoonga landed its second bowhead of the season this week.
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.
Dearest Alaska traveled to a basketball tournament in White Mountain, Alaska, to speak with players and spectators about the sport.
A collection of photos from Bethel and the 2016 Cama-i Dance Festival.