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  1. Willow mushers lose home they built to fire; residents and dogs OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A fire in a Willow sled dog mushing neighborhood Friday destroyed the home of Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finisher Jaimee High and her husband, Justin. The good news: The young couple wasn't hurt and their 24 dogs survived, as did three of their six chickens, Justin High said Friday afternoon.

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  2. Esai, longtime trailbreaker and checker, will be Iditarod's honorary musherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Philip Esai, a man who provided food, shelter and a friendly welcome to Iditarod mushers en route from Nikolai to McGrath, will be the honorary musher for the 2015 Last Great Race. Esai, who died in May at age 72, had been a volunteer since the Iditarod got its start in 1973.

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  3. Google releases Anchorage's top searches of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Google released its top searches of 2014 for Anchorage, and the result is an eclectic blend of topics, from the Iditarod to Ebola to twerking. A person's browser history can say a lot about them -- for better or for worse.

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  4. Bob HallinenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The toughness of Alaska's women has never been in dispute, and the ability of females from the 49th state to "kick ass" is more than just a popular bumper sticker -- it's a fact. From pioneering Iditarod champions to Olympians to record-breaking high school athletes, Alaska women have long excelled in some of the most demanding sports.

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  5. Winter travelers and Kuskokwim 300 organizers face rough Alaska river iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Bethel Search and Rescue said. "Holy crap. And we thought the gorge was rough!" musher Jeff King, who has won the Iditarod four times and the Kusko 300 nine times, posted on Facebook after seeing pictures from Bethel Search and Rescue's ...

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  6. Alaska DispatchRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... one bear fitted with a GPS-tracking collar did. The scientists fitted 100 hunters and eight bears with GPS units. Iditarod veteran Karin Hendrickson was listed in fair condition Wednesday after being struck by a car during a training run alongside ...

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  7. Alaska DispatchRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... drop within a few years after hare populations become scarce, according to Fish and Game. The home of the Iditarod has become the first place in Alaska to give dog mushing its own rule book, addressing everything from poop-scooping to people who try ...

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  8. Bryan Bearss Named as Substitute for Injured Musher Karin HendricksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | APRN

    Last week, six-time Iditarod musher Karin Hendrickson suffered injuries that will prevent her from participating in the 2015 Iditarod. Hendrickson is on the road to recovery, and it was announced Wednesday that, while she will miss the race, her dogs will not.

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  9. Alaska News Nightly: December 4, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | APRN

    ... e city discovered that the nonprofit Alexandria House had worked on the project all year without a building permit. Iditarod musher Karin Hendrickson is on the road to recovery. She will miss the 2015 race, but her dogs will not.

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  10. Iditarod boosts payout to $70k for 2015 winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Announcing the winning purse for the 2015 race-the largest payout for the first musher to Nome in the history of the race-the Iditarod Trail Committee notes the sum is $19,600 more than the $50,400 paid out to Dallas Seavey when he was first under the burled arch as the winner of last year's Iditarod. The extra money won't only go to the top winners, however; second through fifth place will also see an increase over last year's payouts.

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  11. Iditarod sled dog race increases purse by $50,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The world's most famous sled dog race is putting more cold cash into the hands of its top mushers. The winner of next year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race will pocket $70,000, which is $19,600 more than what the top musher received last year, Stan Hooley, the race's executive director, said Tuesday.

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  12. When mushing turns dangerous -- or even deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... thin ice on Little Atlin Lake near Whitehorse in 1993. Bruce and all of the dogs were lost. William Orazietti, an Iditarod veteran like Olesen and Johnson, strayed from the trail in heavy fog during the 1994 Upper Peninsula (Michigan) 200. He went ...

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  13. Alaska News Nightly: December 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | APRN

    ... to morale problems and an inability to attract qualified teachers. The School Board is looking for solutions. Iditarod 2015 will have the highest winner's payout in the race's history. Stan Hooley, Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race CEO, says the first to ...

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  14. Thompson's 28 carries UAA to 7th place in ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the 2014 GCI Great Alaska Shootout basketball tournament on the UAA Campus on Saturday, November 29, 2014. 141129 Iditarod musher Kristy Berington visits with her lead dog Duchess outside the Alaska Airlines Center on the UAA campus during the 2014 ...

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  15. Injured musher won't race in the Iditarod this yearRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    An Iditarod musher injured by a sport utility vehicle that crashed into her team on a training run quickly turned her thoughts to the dogs that had scattered. "I just started trying to get ahold of local mushers to say, 'My dogs are loose and they're hurt and someone needs to come and get them because I can't,' " she said Thursday from her hospital bed at Providence Alaska Medical Center.

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  16. Out for the year, injured Iditarod musher recounts head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iditarod veteran Karin Hendrickson recovers at Providence Alaska Medical Center on Nov. 27, 2014 following a collision with a vehicle that left her with three broken vertebrae and bruised legs. Hendrickson has received an overwhelming amount of support from friends and fans.

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  17. Iditarod musher injured in accident near WillowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    On Tuesday, Iditarod musher Karin Hendrickson was injured when a Talkeetna woman lost control of her vehicle and struck the ATV that Hendrickson's dog team was pulling. Alaska State Troopers received a call just before 7:30 on Tuesday evening that a vehicle had struck the ATV ridden by musher Karin Hendrickson near Mile 91 of the Parks Highway.

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  18. Alaska News Nightly: November 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | APRN

    ... problem of pirates. Illegal crab harvesting is declining, but industry groups say it's still their biggest concern. Iditarod musher Karin Hendrickson was injured last night when a Talkeetna woman lost control of her vehicle and struck the ATV that ...

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  19. Iditarod veteran Karin Hendrickson recovering from roadside collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Karin Hendrickson, a four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finisher , remained hospitalized on Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle while on a training run along the Parks Highway. None of her 14 dogs were seriously injured in the accident, though it is unlikely she will compete in the 2015 Iditarod.

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  20. Iditarod musher hurt in crash with vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | APRN

    A veteran Iditarod musher was struck and injured Tuesday night by a driver who left the roadway and crashed into her team near Willow. A spokeswoman for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Patty Sullivan, says Hendrickson just before 8 p.m. was running her team along the Parks Highway near Mile 91 when it was struck.

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