Berett Wilber, for KOTZ - Kotzebue


Redington declared winner after harrowing race to finish in Kobuk 440

The annual Kobuk 440 sled dog race came to a close on Tuesday after teams faced some of the toughest conditions in race history to cross the finish line in Kotzebue Tuesday. Ryan Redington was announced as the winner later that evening at the musher's banquet.
dog bedded down and covered with snow

Kobuk 440 reroutes and restarts in Ambler, after ‘monumental’ storm upends race

After being inundated by blizzard conditions, the Kobuk 440 sled dog race is back on track after mushers regrouped, rerouted and restarted the race in Ambler.