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  1. King leads super tight Iditarod race in AlaskaRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Aliy Zirkle drives her dog team across the portage from Kaltag to Unalakleet. Zirkle is the first musher to reach the Bering Sea in Unalakleet during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

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  2. Blog: 16th place and working out really wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iditarod musher Wade Marrs, from Wasilla, AK, puts straw down for his dogs at the Unalakleet checkpoint at sunrise during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Sunday, March 9, 2014.

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  3. Petit scratch: "He was so tired, he wasn't thinking straight is what happened"Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... last year, Petit was putting together another solid race. At one point along the 80-mile stretch from Kaltag to Unalakleet, he was in third place behind Aliy Zirkle and Martin Buser. Branholm said he detected where trouble may have started for ...

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  4. Zirkle maintains Iditarod lead, reaches coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Yukon River village of Kaltag on Saturday and became the first musher to reach the Alaska west coast community of Unalakleet in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. She reached the checkpoint late Saturday afternoon, 52 minutes ahead of Martin Buser, ...

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  5. Iditarod on blistering pace into UnalakleetRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a Saturday afternoon appearance in 2003, the year the race started in Fairbanks and followed a different route to Unalakleet. She rolled into the checkpoint at 4:39 p.m. to cheers from a throng of people that had gathered. Among the crowd was her ...

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  6. Morning update: 4 leaders rest, plot strategy in ShaktoolikRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... been trading the lead on and off with Buser for the last 260 miles. King's 12-dog team ran the 40-mile trail from Unalakleet 14 minutes faster than Zirkle's team. "I feel really, really great," King told Iditarod Insider in Unalakleet. "I feel like ...

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  7. Zirkle retakes lead in Iditarod in run to coastRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Two Rivers , Alaska, paused only seven minutes at the Kaltag checkpoint before heading out on the 90-mile ride to Unalakleet, where teams turn north for the run to Nome along Alaska's wind-swept west coast. The last championship for Buser, 55, the ...

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  8. Zirkle passes Buser, leads the way to the Bering Sea coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... up-and-coming musher who is also in the hunt to win the $2,500 in gold nuggets waiting for the first musher in Unalakleet. Nicolas Petit, who finished a career-best sixth last year, left Kaltag at 7:14 a.m. with 14 dogs. The Girdwood musher appears ...

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  9. Lindner's plan: Mush to Nome, retire from IditarodRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the village school here last summer. Lindner said he planned to take only one long break on the Yukon before Unalakleet and the Norton Sound coast, other than stops to feed the dogs along the way. Jeff King and Lindner surprised some race watchers ...

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  10. Blog: Defending champ Seavey says he's still got a shot; King looks to reel in rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the village school here last summer. Lindner said he planned to take only one long break on the Yukon before Unalakleet and the Norton Sound coast, other than stops to feed the dogs along the way. It was chilly at 15 below with a slight breeze ...

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  11. Taking layover late in race all part of King's planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Friday. King is not allowed to leave until 8:27 a.m., and he will still have to take an eight-hour break before Unalakleet. Lindner can leave at 7:41 a.m. "I just like to race," King said. "How far can you do it? How long can you do it at the ...

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  12. Q&A: Yukon Quest winner predicts dogs may quit on hard-charging Iditarod leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... ran a whole lot real early, and we'll see if that affects him later on. Once you get close to Kaltag and close to Unalakleet, you know how it's going to play out a little bit. You don't know if the dogs are going to want to continue on, but Aliy ...

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  13. Morning update: Jeff King, Sonny Lindner near Yukon RiverRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... between McGrath and Ophir. According to race archives, the farthest King raced before using his 24 layover was to Unalakleet back in 2003. Race rules say mushers can use it anywhere along the trail. Whether this strategy works remains to be seen. ...

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  14. Musher carries ashes of Calif. man on Iditarod TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... spread the ashes of his wife and four-time Iditarod champion Susan Butcher along the trail between Kaltag and Unalakleet near Old Woman cabin. More recently, the ashes of this year's honorary musher and former Iditarod employee Deby Trosper were ...

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  15. Inupiaq reality TV star to visit KugluktukRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Nunatsiaq News

    ... show come here." Flying Wild Alaska aired on Discovery Channel in 2011 and 2012, featuring the Tweto family from Unalakleet, Alaska, who run the airline Era Alaska. Ariel was featured in the series as part of the airline's air crew; she eventually ...

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  16. The Society for Building a Healthier Kugluktuk: Media ReleaseRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... on Discovery Channel's Flying Wild Alaska for 3 seasons. Ariel, who is an Alaskan Inuit, was born and raised in Unalakleet Alaska and has experienced first-hand the trials and tribulations of living in remote communities. Mike Webster, the Executive ...

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  17. Buser leads Iditarod pack across barren Farewell BurnRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... be some broken sleds this year." Buser said he's prepared for the worst. He has backup sleds waiting for him in Unalakleet and McGrath, and he claims the sled he drove over the Alaska Range and into the Burn is "virtually unbreakable." Buser, who ...

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  18. Special cargo: Ashes, an urn and an Iditarod musher willing to make a last-minute modificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... spread the ashes of his wife and four-time Iditarod champion Susan Butcher along the trail between Kaltag and Unalakleet near Old Woman cabin. More recently, the ashes of this year's honorary musher and former Iditarod employee Deby Trosper were ...

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  19. Iditarod notebook: King tries new loo; vets checks completed; new rules for dropped-dog careRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... time here and have lots of questions," Mackey said. "But it was flawless." Last year's death of a dropped dog in Unalakleet has prompted the race to establish more stringent checks, tracking and care of dropped dogs. A volunteer in the dropped dog ...

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  20. Fur Rondy Native Musicale adds a sixth night of gospel musicRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... from around the state. Wednesday night's lineup, for instance, has singers who hail from Napakiak, Nunivak, Unalakleet, Manokotak, Shishmaref and elsewhere. Hundreds of people attend each night, as much to meet and visit with friends from rural ...

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