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  1. Crystal Serenity wona t return to Nome for years, if everRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | APRN

    The luxury cruise liner Crystal Serenity, which stopped in Nome last month, won't be coming around to Alaska again for at least two years. The passengers it unloaded in New York City Saturday morning will be the last on its Northwest Passage route until at least 2020 - or possibly ever.

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  2. Prominent musher Joee Redington passes away at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | APRN

    Alaska's dog mushing community lost a prominent member today. Joee Redington passed away at a hospital in Fairbanks at age 74. Redington was the son of Joe Redington Senior, often called the "father of the Iditarod."

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  3. Redington High School commemorates a father of the Iditaroda with bronze statueRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | APRN

    A new bronze sculpture of Iditarod co-founder Joe Redington Sr. was unveiled at Redington High School in Knik on Friday. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held the day before signups for the 2018 Iditarod race.

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  4. Audacious, adventurous or just nutty? Racing to Alaska on stand-up paddleboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | APRN

    Erdogan Kirac, left, and Luke Burritt of Bellingham are planning to compete in the Race to Alaska on twin boards including this one. You probably have seen standup paddleboarders along your local shoreline.

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  5. Nome Finishers' Banquet marks end of Iditarod 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | APRN

    A trophy of Joe Redington, Sr. - known as the father of the Iditarod - awaits the 2017 champion at the finisher's banquet in Nome on Sunday afternoon. The 2017 Iditarod Sled Dog Race is over.

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  6. Mitch Seavey leads Iditarod to Nome - " and says he's not done yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | APRN

    Iditarod musher Mitch Seavey won the 2017 race in record time Tuesday afternoon. The Seward musher's team ran a blistering pace from Fairbanks along winding rivers, tundra and sea ice to Nome.

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  7. Mitch Seavey wins the 2017 Iditarod in record timeRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | APRN

    For the sixth year in a row, a member of the Seavey mushing family has claimed the top spot in the Last Great Race. This year it was Mitch Seavey who finished the Iditarod at 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14. According to the Associated Press, Seavey is the oldest musher to win the race at the age of 57. The new record for the Iditarod is eight days three hours 40 minutes and 13 seconds.

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  8. Waiting for Martin Buser in Unalakleet: Old friends, and muktukRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | APRN

    And for Martin Buser, when he gets to Unalakleet, that means a bag of muktuk. "I love eating the local food, and for about 15 years, a little girl would come and meet me, no matter what time of my arrival, her mom would drag her down," Buser said.

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  9. Now reported out of Safety, Seavey could arrive in Nome as early as 3:30 - "4:00pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | APRN

    It takes over 1,000 miles of racing - over some of Alaska's most difficult terrain - to make it to the finish line in Nome. from its 2017 Iditarod finish.

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  10. Iditapod: Mitch Seavey leaves White MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | APRN

    In Episode 14, we talk about Mitch Seavey being the first musher out of White Mountain, we get a lesson in Iditarod tradition and histoy, and discuss mushers' strategies for resting their dogs.

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  11. Mitch Seavey first to Elim, three follow from KoyukRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | APRN

    Mitch Seavey has a substantial lead in the Iditarod, as the top mushers enter the final phase of the race. Seavey reached the Elim checkpoint at 3:26 p.m. According to the GPS tracker, Nicolas Petit is racing toward Elim in second, followed on the trail by Dallas Seavey and Joar Leifseth Ulsom.

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  12. Late Iditarod Volunteer in Kaltag receives Nayokpuk AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | APRN

    Austin Esmailka, Sr., helped bring the Iditarod through Kaltag for decades. His son-in-law, Iditarod veteran Richard Burnham, accepted the award surrounded by his family in the Kaltag community hall Sunday morning.

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  13. Iditarod's mid-pack mushers prepare final pushes to NomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | APRN

    Katherine Keith tending to her dogs in Kaltag before departing for Unalakleet during the Iditarod. Not just those fighting tooth-and-nail at the top of the pack but, also, everyone else with competitive ambitions jockeying for spots in the top 10, 20 and 30. At this point in the race, the leader board is hardly set in stone.

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  14. Iditarod changes dropped dog transport standards following Friday deathRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | APRN

    The Iditarod Trail Committee said it's changing protocols for how it transports dropped sled dogs after an one died Friday while in the organization's care. An early necropsy on the dog showed it had overheated, dying of hyperthermia while on board a plane.

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  15. The rich mushing legacy of HusliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | APRN

    Huslia is hosting the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for the second time ever. The Interior village is rich in mushing history as it is the home of the late sprint champion musher George Attla Junior and other top names in Alaska dog racing.

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  16. Iditarod strategies on view as mushers take "24's"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | APRN

    The rest gives both dogs and mushers a chance to catch their breath and rebuild some strength. And it's one of the main indicators of a musher's strategy, finally giving shape to the accelerating race in the days ahead.

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  17. Wade Marrs leads Iditarod 2017 into RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | APRN

    Wade Marrs was the first musher to reach the Ruby checkpoint, coming off the Yukon River into town at sunset. into the Ruby checkpoint last night in the 2017 Iditarod.

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  18. Iditapod: Wade Marrs is the first musher into RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | APRN

    In Episode 9, we talk about Wade Marrs leading the way to Ruby, run/rest strategies, two-way communications,and a story from Iditarod past.

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

    Mar 8, 2017 | 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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  20. After a bruising 2016, Martin Buser upbeat for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | APRN

    He finished in 37th place, his lowest position on the leader-board in a decades-long career. But this year, as the four-time champion charges through the race's early checkpoints, a lot of things are going better.

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