Iditarod Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. This year's weird Alaska winter should make us very, very nervous.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | High Country News

    ... streets of Anchorage. It was the only way Anchorage thought it could pull off its annual ceremonial start of the Iditarod, Alaska's legendary sled-dog race. These are just a few scenes from another jarringly warm winter in Alaska, the third in a ...

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  2. Yeah, marathoner Jeff Young cross-trains: It's called workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Marathon as the defending champion in the men's 55-59 age group and one of more than 60 Alaskans, including veteran Iditarod musher DeeDee Jonrowe, who are entered in the country's most storied 26.2-miler. Young said his high-mileage week in ...

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  3. In Amundsen's Footsteps': Expedition re-traces route of explorer's 1905 JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | APRN

    ... are exceptional dogs. And I think we were very lucky that we had a lot of mushers from the Yukon Quest and from the Iditarod who were following us." Burke, who's worked with dogs in his native New Zealand, said the team's respect for animals shows ...

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  4. Iditarod musher told officials she was groped during the raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Authorities in Alaska were investigating after a female competitor in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said two men on snowmachines groped her as her sled dog team passed by.

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  5. Willow musher who lost home to fire claims Iditarod's Red LanternRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mary Helwig holds her "Sockeye Wildfire Litter," four puppies born five days after the fire destroyed her Willow home. She won the Red Lantern award as the last Iditarod finisher in this year's race.

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  6. Iditarod musher was 'grabbed inappropriately' by snowmachiners on Yukon RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A third musher was allegedly assaulted on the Iditarod Trail last month, a day after a snowmachine crashed into two top contenders in the race. In a press release from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Friday, race marshal Mark Nordman wrote that rookie musher Sarah Stokey of Seward reported to a race judge in Nulato on March 13 that she had been "grabbed inappropriately" by two men on snowmachines on the trail leading into the Yukon River village.

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  7. Aviation SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | APRN

    In Alaska, we rely on air taxis and private pilots to go hunting, hiking, floating and to climb mountains. Even dogs fly on small planes when they get dropped from Iditarod teams.

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  8. Stranded sled dogs find a temporary home on Washington Indian reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dozens of Iditarod sled dogs headed home to Norway are making a brief stop at an Indian reservation outside of Olympia, Washington. Musher Tore Albrigtsen and 53 huskies spent Tuesday at property on the Nisqually Indian Reservation after an unexpected detour en route to Norway.

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  9. Pickup loaned to Iditarod stolen in Willow, spotted in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers are looking for a pickup loaned to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race that they say was reported stolen Monday but has been missing for more than three weeks. The black Dodge pickup, with Alaska license plate GRJ861, was loaned to the race by Anchorage Chrysler Dodge for use by race volunteers.

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  10. The challenges of crab leg lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | KSKA

    That pales in comparison to last year's record-breaking catch. But it was enough for Nome's Pingo Bakery Seafood House to host its annual crab leg lunch during Iditarod.

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  11. In Amundsen's Footsteps: Expedition completes 700-mile Arctic journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... gained weight during the trip. "I hope everyone looked at those dogs," Hall said. "They're not going to win the Iditarod, but they can do things Iditarod dogs can't do." As soon as the group got back, their first stop was the Eagle Community School, ...

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  12. In Amundsen's Footsteps: Expedition completes 700-mile journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... gained weight during the trip. "I hope everyone looked at those dogs," Hall said. "They're not going to win the Iditarod, but they can do things Iditarod dogs can't do." As soon as the group got back, their first stop was the Eagle Community School, ...

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  13. Grand jury indicts man accused in Iditarod snowmachine assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Arnold Demoski on several charges related to his alleged snowmachine assault on two of the top teams in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Demoski, 26, of Nulato, is accused of deliberately ramming his snowmachine into the dog teams of Aliy ...

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  14. House used as checkpoint for Iditarod burns downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the home, which is a checkpoint for both the Iron Dog and Iditarod, caught fire Tuesday morning. Nikolai city mayor Tamara Roberts says no one was hurt In the fire, though the owner was home when the blaze began.

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  15. The dark, dangerous underside of landlord lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... we got word that Barry's dogs were getting loose regularly or becoming snarled in their own tethers. Even the Iditarod-running, canine-hugging neighbors chafed. One called the SPCA. Anne phoned Barry to find out what was going on and got an ...

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  16. Southcentral Alaska snow lovers find Nirvana at Sheep Mountain LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... reason enough to visit any time, but our favorite, especially this year, is when the snow falls. Formerly home to Iditarod mushers Zack and Anjanette Steer, who added touches appealing to independent, outdoor-minded visitors during their 15 years of ...

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  17. Citing competitiveness rule, Iditarod boots two-time Red Lantern winner HalversonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Halverson wanted to continue the race, race marshal Mark Nordman made the decision based on rule 36 of the official Iditarod race rules regarding competitiveness," said the Iditarod's official statement. "Both Halverson and her dog team are in good ...

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  18. Getting along - or not - throughout historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... other Parliament leaders lost their heads. Speaking of which, what's with calling the criminal who harassed the Iditarod mushers a "terrorist"? Calling a drunken fool "a terrorist," with the implication he plotted his attack, had premeditated evil ...

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  19. Iditarod checkpoint in Nikolai burns downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A Nikolai home that's used as a checkpoint for both the Iron Dog and Iditarod winter races burned down Tuesday morning.

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  20. Southcentral Alaska snow lovers find Nirvana at Sheep Mountain LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... reason enough to visit any time, but our favorite, especially this year, is when the snow falls. Formerly home to Iditarod mushers Zack and Anjanette Steer, who added touches appealing to independent, outdoor-minded visitors during their 15 years of ...

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