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Family grateful for searchers' efforts

...and aircraft searching for days; Trooper Webber and the rest of the Alaska State troopers; family friends pilot Dusty Van Meter, Rob and Chris Williams; Alaska State Parks employee Jacquie Erion, and many others. Leif's kayak, along with...
Van Meter, McKenna win 2013 Iron Dog

Kasilof's Dusty Van Meter, 43, and race partner Marc McKenna, 38, from Anchorage have won the 2013 running of the Iron Dog snowmachine race that runs...
Team Davis hits Galena in 2nd

...miles into the 2,031-mile event. Both of the top two teams took a layover there. Also from the Kenai Peninsula, Dusty Van Meter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage are sitting in ninth place. They were taking a layover in Ruby, which is...
2012 Iron Dog is under way

...a 2,000-mile journey to Fairbanks. The Kenai Peninsula has two representatives in the Pro Class. Kasilof's Dusty Van Meter, a three-time winner, is racing with Marc McKenna of Anchorage. The duo was in third as of Sunday night, taking...
First Iron Dog team reaches Nome

...first team of snowmobile racers has reached Nome in the 2,000-mile Iron Dog race.Marc McKenna and Kasilof's Dusty Van Meter arrived Tuesday afternoon. For being the first to reach the race's halfway point, they pocket $10,000.Soldotna's...
Kasilof's Van Meter, teammate McKenna take Iron Dog

Kasilof snowmachiner Dusty Van Meter and teammate Marc McKenna won the 2012 Iron Dog snowmachine race Saturday. The pair pulled into Fairbanks at 12:22 p.m. to...
Van Meter runs in 3rd

Kasilof's Dusty Van Meter and Anchorage's Marc McKenna were running in third late Thursday night in the 2,000-mile 2012 Iron Dog.Van Meter, a three-time...
Sports Briefs

...Berberich, Pal, 15:16 Other peninsula finishers John Maryott, Sol, 33:27. Van Meter leads Iron Dog The team of Dusty Van Meter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage had the lead in the Iron Dog as the race reached its halfway point in Nome...
Sports Briefs

...determing which teams advance to state, begins Thursday in Homer. Iron Dog racers rest in Nome, facing snow The team of Dusty Van Meter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage had the lead in the Iron Dog as 15 of the remaining 18 teams rested in Nome...
Area racers scratch from Iron Dog

...rode 300 miles back toward Wasilla on Monday after scratching. Also in the Pro Class, Marc McKenna of Anchorage and Dusty Van Meter of Soldotna scratched due to mechanical issues. Van Meter has won three Iron Dogs, while McKenna has taken two Iron...


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