Iditarod

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Iditarod Mushers Dealing with Extreme Cold snap

The leaders felt a swift drop in temperatures between Saturday night and Sunday morning as they pushed up the Yukon River to Kaltag. Tim Bodony,...

Yukon Quest Champ Running 2nd in Iditarod

The winner of last months Yukon Quest, Sebastian Schnuelle is well acclimated to the sleeplessness that comes with the sport. Annie Feidt,  APRN -...

Lance Mackey Has Formidable Lead

Lance Mackey left Unalakleet late last night, as a crowd of fans from the town looked on. Annie Feidt, APRN - Anchorage Download Audio (MP3)

Iditarod Morning: March 16, 2009

Back on the Yukon, Aaron Burmeister officially named Lance Mackey "Superman" - and of course that really means super team in this race -...

Mackey’s Team In The Lead From Anvik

Two-time defending Iditarod champion Lance Mackey was the first musher to reach the Yukon River today, pulling in to the village of Anvik just...

Iditarod Morning: March 13, 2009

Lance Mackey's powerful team has pulled way ahead of everybody else in the Iditarod. He's showing what his team can do. But other prior...

Leaders Head For Iditarod Checkpoint

The leaders of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race are on their way to the remote Iditarod checkpoint. Aaron Burmeister was the first set...

Iditarod Morning: March 12, 2009

What is the trail like ahead, and do the leaders or the followers have the advantage? The race heads into the wild now. Download...

Martin Buser Grabs The Lead out of Takotna

The lead mushers on the Iditarod sled dog race are taking their mandatory 24 hour layovers in Takotna. Nenana musher Aaron Burmeister was the...

Iditarod Morning: March 11, 2009

It's snowing in McGrath as the leaders press on to Takotna, and fears about deeper snow and moose. It's Aaron Burmeister's turn to lead. Download...

Iditarod leaders out of Nikolai

Yukoner Hugh Neff is leading the Iditarod sled dog race. He was the first musher out of the Nikolai checkpoint this afternoon. Aaron Burmeister...

Iditarod Morning: March 10, 2009

Iditarod leaders made for Nikolai with Sebastian Schnuelle in front this morning. Yukoners Schnuelle and Hugh Neff are leading up the race in these...

Schnuelle first out of Rainy Pass in tight Iditarod leader pack

Two-time defending Iditarod champion Lance Mackey led the way into the Rainy Pass checkpoint at 11:34 this morning. Norwegian Bjornar Anderson followed more than...

Iditarod Morning: March 9, 2009

Iditarod teams hit the Skwentna checkpoint last night just after 9:00 p.m. In our first morning update, reporter David Shurtleff catches up with mushers...

Alaska News Nightly: January 5, 2009

Bitterly cold temperatures are still gripping most of the state, but it warmed up enough in Anchorage today to hold the first of the...

Yukon Quest wins $10,000 from Fairbanks

The Fairbanks City Council voted last night to give $10,000 to the Yukon Quest. Quest officials sought financial support directly from the council after...

Iditarod musher costs up, race prizes down for 2009

Mushers who want to enter the 2009 Iditarod will have to pay more, and they can expect to win less in prize money. Iditarod...

Top 31 Iditarod teams now into Nome

31 teams have made it to Nome in the Iditarod. All finishers take home $1,049 for their accomplishment, but the top...

Iditarod's top 15 are into Nome following Mackey's second championship

Teams continue to pour into Nome this evening, wrapping up their 1,100-mile run on the Iditarod trail. The latest to arrive was DeeDee Jonrowe,...

Lance Mackey: Iditarod 2008 Champion

Yet another Lance Mackey win in the Iditarod. This year he did it in 9 days, 11 hours, 46 minutes, 48 seconds (official time). We'll...