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  1. American Track Truck's Dominator Tracks Are Helping Volunteers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    With more than 5 years of experience in helping drivers to navigate snow and ice, American Track Truck is now helping Iditarod participants to do the same as they prepare for the world-famous race. As many drivers in frigid climates know, American Track Truck's DOMINATOR Tracks can turn almost any 4X4 passenger vehicle into a reliable and safe off-road winter vehicle.

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  2. Prospect of Donlin gold mine brings support, despite potential effect on Iditarod TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Natural Resources to allow pipeline construction. Though a portion of Donlin's proposed gas line route follows the Iditarod National Historic Trail through the Alaska Range, and holds the potential to fundamentally change the character of the ...

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  3. Book transports readers back to gruff and tumble beginnings of IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Before the Iditarod Sled Dog Race became an Internet phenomenon featuring reality TV stars who reach the finish line in Nome and claim to be unaware they have won, it belonged to a bunch of wild-and-crazy folks who headed off into the wilderness each March on the grandest of Alaska adventures. How much the race has changed since its 1973 beginnings is hard to believe for those who weren't around at the start.

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  4. Take care of your hands so they can take care of youRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... you'd have to look closely now to notice that digit is shorter than the other. I'm a lot better off than certain Iditarod mushers I know, though that's due to luck more than anything. There have been plenty of close calls with sharp instruments or ...

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  5. Alaska dogs get taste of dryland racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Association's 2-mile dryland sled dog races in various classes at Beach Lake Park on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Iditarod veteran musher Nicolas Petit competing in the 4-Dog Cart race during the Chugiak Dog Mushers Association's 2-mile dryland sled dog ...

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  6. Dog days of summer don't last long for Iditarod athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... across Alaska, researching how sled dogs function. This summer, he been at the Happy Trails Kennel of four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser. He took muscle samples from Buser's racing squad, stripping the cells down to their basic elements to get ...

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  7. Iditarod photographer recounts adventures on the trail in 'Chasing Dogs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ultima Thule Lodge owner Paul Claus flies his de Havilland Turbine Otter over and past Martin Buser as they both near Ruby during the 2003 Iditarod. After more than 30 years of being the official photographer for the Iditarod, Jeff Schultz has accumulated 50,000 pictures on every aspect of the race.

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  8. Search Suspended For Missing KayakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | APRN

    He is the son of Dean Osmar, winner of the 1984 Iditarod. The Coast Guard sent Jayhawk helicopter crews from Kodiak and Cordova, an HC-130 Hercules crew, and the Homer-based Cutter Roanoke Island.

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  9. Jeff King enters Yukon Quest sled dog raceRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race will get a boost next year from a big-name musher. Four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King has entered the 2015 race.

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  10. Champion Distance Musher Jeff King Plans a Return to the Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | APRN

    ... us a trail and it will be fun to spar with the best of the Yukon Quest mushers." King is better known for his four Iditarod championships. Last year, he nearly claimed a fifth win, but the 59-year old was thwarted by bad weather and poor trail ...

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  11. King to run 2015 Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in Whitehorse," said King, who will turn 59 the day before the Quest begins Feb. 7. King will also enter the Iditarod, which starts March 7. He said he doesn't think running both races will be too much of a burden for his team. "Last year I was ...

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  12. Chris Thompson: Blessing can be a beautiful gestureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... most touching blessing story happened a couple of years ago when I blessed Scott Janssen's dogs before he ran the Iditarod. You may recall that was the year when one of his dogs collapsed and he revived it with mouth to mouth resuscitation. Scott ...

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  13. Endorsements Fly in GOP Senate RaceRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | APRN

    ... for high-profile endorsements. Mead Treadwell announced today he has astronaut Buzz Aldrin, in addition to Iditarod legend Martin Buser. Joe Miller boasts Fox TV host Mike Huckabee, so-called "World's Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio, and - just today - ...

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  14. Alaska News Nightly: August 18, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | APRN

    ... for high profile endorsements. Mead Treadwell announced today he has astronaut Buzz Aldrin, in addition to Iditarod legend Martin Buser. Joe Miller boasts Fox TV host Mike Huckabee and - just today - Focus on the Family Founder James Dobson. Dan ...

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  15. Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as "Right to Mush" stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... of Natives, the Association of Village Council Presidents, and the Willow Area Community Organization. Four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey and 15-time Iditarod finisher Mike Williams Sr. rallied behind its passage. Nome Kennel Club President ...

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  16. AK Beat: ADN plans to open Bethel bureauRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is the subject of another profile, this one from Greenland news site Arctic Journal . Mackey, who will run the 2015 Iditarod after sitting out last year's race, tells the Arctic Journal that his future holds even more than his already-considerable ...

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  17. AK Beat: NASA flights record stunning images of Alaska glacier melt pondsRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is the subject of another profile, this one from Greenland news site Arctic Journal . Mackey, who will run the 2015 Iditarod after sitting out last year's race, tells the Arctic Journal that his future holds even more than his already-considerable ...

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  18. Elim Gathers River Data as Safeguard Against Uranium MiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | APRN

    ... The device is there because residents of Elim don't want to see mining develop near the Tubuktulik. During the 2008 Iditarod race, students and elders rallied at the Elim checkpoint to protest Triex Minerals Corporation, the Canadian mineral ...

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  19. Musk ox killed in Kotzebue after goring Iditarod musher's dogRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... several times but kept returning and as a matter of public safety was put down. But not before it wandered into Iditarod champion John Baker's dog lot and gored one of his huskies in the leg. After the dog yard disturbance, the animal made its way ...

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  20. King crowned champ at Copper Basin 300Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... 300 three of the past five years. Of course, King had won this race before as well. The 54-year-old, four-time Iditarod champion won it back in 1995. Only one dog musher ever won the Copper Basin 300 and the Iditarod in the same year. That was 2009 ...

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