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Iditarod officials must review decision that avoided safer route out of Fairbanks

The Iditarod Trail sled dog race officially wrapped up with the finishers banquet in Nome on Sunday, but it won't be the end of the discussion about the decision...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-18/iditarod-officials-must-review-de
Opinion
Ceremonial Iditarod start brings crowds in Anchorage

...Hordes of dogs, mushers and their eager fans mingled Saturday at the jovial celebratory kickoff of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage. Sixty-nine mushers and their teams of 16 dogs each inundated Alaska's largest city for the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-01
News
Clam Gulch musher reflects on 'treacherous' Iditarod

...musher Gus Guenther of Clam Gulch said he picked the wrong year to return to competition. Competing in his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and first since 1998, Guenther, 45, said the rough trail conditions were the worst he's ever seen. Just...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-11/clam-gulch-musher-reflects-on-treche
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Zappa mushing for Bristol Bay

...too much on the line to quit now. Zappa, 30, is one of 16 rookies in a field of 69 competing in the 42nd Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which begins with the Ceremonial Start in Anchorage Saturday and restarts in Willow Sunday. As a member of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-27/zappa-mushing-for-bristol-bay
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History in the making

Three life-long friends, joined together by dog mushing, are in the midst of a massive project set to pay homage to the history of the sport while showcasing a dying craft.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-22
News
Speaker Mike Chenault gives Iditarod Champion Mitch & Janine Seavey Legislative Citation

...Legislature take immense pleasure in recognizing Mitch Seavey, his kennel and his dog team, on winning the 41st Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. A gentleman of a certain age, the 53-year old Kenai Peninsula musher became the Iditarod's oldest champion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-01-20-2
Dispatch
Mush in slush

...Unseasonably warm weather in parts of Alaska has complicated training for some mushers already signed up for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. It has also forced the cancellation of several qualifying races for future rookies of the famous 1,000-mile...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-16/mush-in-slush
News
Sterling's Seavey takes Iditarod lead

ANCHORAGE - With less than 250 miles to go in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Mitch Seavey took the lead Sunday after he was first to reach Unalakleet. The 2004 champion was greeted by dozens of townspeople...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-10/sterlings-seavey-takes-iditarod-lead
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Mitch Seavey reclaims Iditarod lead from King

NOME - A former champion has grabbed the lead back in the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in a furiously contested match between seasoned veterans. Sled positioning trackers show 2004 Iditarod winner Mitch Seavey 6 miles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-11/jeff-king-takes-iditarod-lead-from-m
News
Is mushing limited by age? Only if you have 4 legs

NOME - Last year, the youngest musher ever to win Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said his 25-year-old stamina gave him the advantage to get his dogs to the finish line first.Just one year later, Dallas...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-13/is-mushing-limited-by-age-only-if-yo
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