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  1. 69 mushers have signed up for the 2018 IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Jesse Royer comes into the village of Koyuk past piled sea ice near the shoreline on March 13. Jesse Royer comes into the village of Koyuk past piled sea ice near the shoreline on March 13. Sixty-nine mushers have signed up to compete in the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, including four returning race champions and 16 rookies. The deadline to register for the 2018 Iditarod was Friday.

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  2. Can the Iditarod standardize kennel care?Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Iditarod Trail Committee's Board of Directors wants to set up a kennel management program, a move aiming to set up new guidelines and counteract negative press directed at mushing's most high-profile event. Mushers who qualify for and race in the Iditarod already are expected to maintain standards of care for their animals and kennels.

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  3. Bidding on Jeff King sets a record at the Talkeetna Bachelor AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King put himself on the auction block at Saturday night's Talkeetna Bachelor Auction, and the result was historic. "This is an all-time high bid, beating our old high by about $1800.00!!" Sara Sickler of the Talkeetna Bachelor Society wrote in an email.

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  4. Almost 70 mushers will compete in 2018 IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Mitch Seavey pulls his team past the finish line after officially checking off the Iditarod Trail. Veteran musher John Baker of Kotzebue was the final one out of 69 people to enter into the 1,000-mile sled dog race before this morning.

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  5. Schandelmeier: To move forward, sled dog racing must insist on dog-care standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    The past six weeks have been a rough go for the Alaska state sport of sled dog racing. Tough times began with the Idita-dope saga and continued with allegations of neglect at four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey's kennel.

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  6. Iditarod says it will establish dog care standards for its competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Iditarod Trail Committee announced Friday that it will establish dog care standards that mushers competing in the annual race must meet. The standards will be part of a new "Best Care" kennel management program for year-round dog care, said a statement from the Iditarod Trail Committee , the nonprofit that stages the 1,000-mile sled dog race to Nome.

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  7. In dark winter months, the - JBER star' brightens the Chugach skylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hundreds of incandescent light bulbs form the JBER Star on Mount Gordon Lyon near Arctic Valley that can be seen throughout the Anchorage area on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. The five pointed, 300-foot diameter star was turned on over the Thanksgiving weekend and will remain on until the last Iditarod musher crosses the finish line in Nome in March.

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  8. It offers rare free Wi-Fi from a small space. Now Willow's library could double in size.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... About 40,000 people come through the doors per year, Mitchell estimates: locals, tourists in summer and during the Iditarod restart, and a summer reading program that draws over 100 children a week. Mitchell calls the grant a much-needed boost, ...

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  9. Shootout notebook: Sled dogs, northern lights and a player-turned-broadcasterRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Tulsa visited Martin Buser's kennel in Big Lake, where the Golden Hurricane cuddled puppies and learned about the Iditarod. Coach Matilda Mossman said listening to Buser talk about his dogs was like hearing a basketball coach talk about her players. ...

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  10. After 40 years, the final buzzer will sound for the Great Alaska ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... could replicate this scene from the 1996 Shootout championship game: The winning team had both a priest and an Iditarod champion on the bench. The team was Kentucky, which earlier in the week had visited Martin Buser's dog kennel in Big Lake. A ...

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  11. 50 years ago today fundraising program began to preserve Creamer's FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... total purchase price to put an option on it. Mary Shields, who would go on to become the first woman to finish the Iditarod seven years later, was spending her first winter in Alaska in 1967. This year, she recounted her efforts for the fundraiser ...

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  12. Car hits Iditarod musher's dogs, then flees the sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Six-time Iditarod finisher Wade Marrs said one of his dog has suffered a broken leg after a car hit his team and then drove away.

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  13. Dallas Seavey is launching his own investigation into his dogs' failed drug testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dallas Seavey and his team travel over the Northern Lights bridge during the ceremonial start of the 2017 Iditarod. Dallas Seavey and his team travel over the Northern Lights bridge during the ceremonial start of the 2017 Iditarod.

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  14. Kennel of Iditarod champ in doping scandal probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Alaska investigators say no evidence of animal cruelty was found after an animal rights group complained about a kennel operated by four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey, who was recently accused in a dog-doping scandal. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough said the investigation was conducted Saturday on the kennel, which is in Willow.

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  15. Iditarod plans to beef up security for 2018 race after dogs tested positive for banned drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A musher pulls into the finish chute and under the burled arch on Front Street in Nome during the 2010 Iditarod. A musher pulls into the finish chute and under the burled arch on Front Street in Nome during the 2010 Iditarod.

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  16. Mat-Su finds no animal-care violations in Dallas Seavey kennelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... into the complaint filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, saying the group wants to end the Iditarod but kills many of its shelter animals . "I was not here at the time," Seavey said Thursday, recently returned from a trip to China. ...

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  17. #57, Paul Gebhardt, Kasilof, Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Musher Paul Gebhardt says he won't race the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race so he can focus on his health. Gebhardt, 61, of Kasilof said he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, about six weeks ago and started chemotherapy soon after.

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  18. Alaska kennel of Iditarod champ in doping scandal probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska investigators say no evidence of animal cruelty was found after an animal rights group complained about a kennel operated by four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey, who was recently accused in a dog-doping scandal.

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  19. Theft charge against Iditarod musher Jason Mackey droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Jason Mackey at the Iditarod Musher Drawing Banquet before the start of the 2017 race. Jason Mackey at the Iditarod Musher Drawing Banquet before the start of the 2017 race.

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  20. John Schandelmeier: Dallas, give me something to hang my hat on, and let's move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sometimes the sun goes around the moon a "Why would I give my dogs a prohibited substance when I knew they would be tested at the finish?" Yes, it sometimes snows in the spring. It is certainly possible for sabotage to happen in the Iditarod.

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