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  1. Mushers hit Tanana, weighing rests; as first to the Yukon, Petit feastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... the side of the trail and rested in the midday sun before Tanana. While the forecast is for mellower temperatures, Iditarod chief veterinarian Stuart Nelson and his volunteers are playing close attention to the athletes' body condition over the ...

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  2. Updated: Petit takes Iditarod lead en route to RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Aliy Zirkle departs the Manley Hot Springs checpoint of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on March 7, 2017.

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  3. Distraction or advantage? Mushers disagree on Iditarod's new communication-device ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | APRN

    Two-time champion Mitch Seavey begins his Iditarod run at the Fairbanks re-start on Monday. a controversial new Iditarod rule is in effect for the first time.

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  4. After a bruising 2016, Martin Buser upbeat for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... formation. The team itself is a mix of old and new. "It's a very seasoned team of experienced dogs between one Iditarod experience team and six or seven," Buser said. "So it's a nice tapper, a nice stagger between oldest being 7-and-a-half and ...

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  5. Iditarod live blog: Dallas Seavey, Wade Marrs trade the lead on the Yukon RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... contenders Wednesday morning, including two-time champion Mitch Seavey, Kuskokwim 300 champ Pete Kaiser and 2013 Iditarod Rookie of the Year Joar Leifseth Ulsom. It looks like mushers were contending with another frigid morning, with temps in Tanana ...

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  6. Champagne, $3,500, a new hoodie await Iditarod leader Petit in TananaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... led the way. Petit said the dogs came from a litter named after mushers, including Kristy Berington, a current Iditarod musher, and Libby Riddles, the first woman to win the 1,000-mile race. He described Kristy as "a wild, speed machine." Libby, he ...

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  7. Looking out for animal welfare: Focus on distance mushing by animal rights groups misguidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... The attacks on mushing generally focus on the arduous nature of distance events such as the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod, in which dogs run 1,000 miles or more in a period of 10-12 days. Forcing dogs to run such a distance, activists often say, is ...

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  8. When will the 2017 Iditarod start?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Chena River near Pike's Landing. If it warms up and the river ice melts, the race will move to a nearby road. Iditarod musher Jessie Royer mushes past the Riverboat Discovery on the Chena River in Fairbanks in 2015. (Loren Holmes / ADN) Teams will ...

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  9. Fast-finishing Andrew Nolan captures Jr. IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    With a closing burst, 17-year-old Wasilla musher Andrew Nolan passed Colby Spears Saturday to capture the Jr. Iditarod race, the 150-mile version of Alaska's pre-eminent sled dog race for youngsters. Behind his nine dogs, Nolan reached the finish line at 12:03 p.m. to secure a three-minute victory.

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  10. Despite a 27-year age divide, father and son view each other as top Iditarod challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... While nearly three decades separate the two men, the Seaveys see one another as their toughest competition in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. One or the other has won the past five races, and they'll face off again in March, both eyeing a perfect ...

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  11. Reader poll results: What are the Iditarod's most memorable moments?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A year ago in this Iditarod special section, we asked readers to vote on what they considered the most memorable moments in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race that began in 1973. Some 400 of you responded.

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  12. Elusive 5th Iditarod win: Why so many mushers have tried and failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dallas Seavey arrived in Nome and claimed his fourth Iditarod championship in five years last March. Can he tie Rick Swenson this year to become only the second musher with five wins? Ever since Rick Swenson earned his fifth Iditarod victory 26 years ago, there has been an almost mystical cap at four victories among champion mushers.

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  13. The Iditarod restart needs you: Volunteer opportunities abound for Last Great RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... race of 1,000 miles can't begin without an army of volunteers. On March 6, for the third time in the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, mushers will set out from Fairbanks on the long journey to Nome. Historically, Fairbanks has done an ...

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  14. Therapy, husband lead musher back to IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    One of dog mushing's leading figures has suffered panic attacks and undergone therapy in the year since she was stalked by a drunken snowmobile driver on an isolated stretch of the Iditarod race across Alaska.

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  15. Volunteers in Tanana clear trails for IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    With the start of the rerouted Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race less than two weeks away, volunteers in Tanana spent Thursday working to clear the river trail for the dog teams.

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  16. Volunteers clear trails for IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    With the start of the rerouted Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race less than two weeks away, volunteers in Tanana spent Thursday working to clear the river trail for the dog teams.

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  17. Iditapod: Last Yeara s IditarodRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | KSKA

    In this episode we take a look back at the 2016 Iditarod, including: The Seavey dynasty, Jeff King and Aliy Zirkle's dangerous encounter with a snowmachine near Nulato, and Brent Sass withdraws from the 2017 Iditarod.

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  18. Kids across Alaska will work out together Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... will appear on a large screen. The 30-minute workout will be led by a group of UAA students that decided to use the Iditarod as a framework for the program, Robinson said. "They're going to do an exercise for every checkpoint," Robinson said. " ...

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  19. At Bard-a-thon, the play's the thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... 4 a.m. It's a unique Fairbanks touch that evokes comparison to endurance mushing events such as the Yukon Quest and Iditarod that also take place this time of year. Of course, starting plays at 4 a.m. sometimes leads to low participation, and ...

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  20. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb. 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | KSKA

    ... days after a surprising scratch on the Yukon Quest trail, Eureka musher Brent Sass withdrew his team from the 2017 Iditarod. A divided Juneau Assembly passed a controversial anti-camping ordinance Feb. 13 to ban homeless people from sleeping near ...

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