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On a mission

...the only church in the village of about 200 located about 75 miles from Nome. It is the last mandatory stop on the Iditarod Trail. When the McElwees moved to White Mountain from rural East Texas, they lived in a parsonage that needed extensive...
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...
Ceremonial Iditarod start brings crowds in Anchorage

...Alaska (AP) - 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...
Zappa mushing for Bristol Bay

...16 rookies in a field of 69 competing in the 42nd Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which begins with the Ceremonial Start...Zappa and her dogs may not have the experience on the Iditarod trail, they will find out together whether they like it...
History in the making

...gloriously romantic use of the Iditarod Trail of hauling out the gold." Perry...commemoration of the building of the Iditarod Trail. Perry said he was asked to rush, there would not be an Iditarod Trail and we would not have the Iditarod...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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