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Tight Lines: Access great backcountry angling via bicycle

...extremely popular, however, and reservations must be made early. Johnson Pass Trail This trail, part of the original Iditarod Trail, begins at mile 63.8 of the Seward Highway and runs 23 miles to its southern terminus at milepost 32.5, near...
Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race

...the confluence of the Yukon and Tanana rivers, and is 227 miles into this year's weather-changed route for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The winner of the world's most famous sled dog race is expected under the burled arch in Nome...
Mushers embark on new route across Alaska as Iditarod begins

...was the first musher to leave Fairbanks as fans looked on from the starting gate and along the expressway. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race usually kicks off 225 miles south in Willow. But because of a lack of snow this year, officials shifted...
Iditarod show goes on despite lack of snow

...a third of its normal winter snowfall, Anchorage was still able to stage the traditional ceremonial start to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. City crews overnight delivered up to 350 dump truck loads of snow and spread it out over city blocks...
Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

...largest newspaper.Richard Ziegler, who had been promoting what he called "Idida-toke" in a nod to Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, reluctantly called off his party.There's no such pullback for former television reporter Charlo...
Mackey enters Yukon Quest

...that." Mackey won his first Yukon Quest in 2005. Three more titles followed along with four championships in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race. An aging kennel contributed to recent decisions to stay on the sidelines. His last appearance in...
Dallas Seavey wins third Iditarod sled dog race in 4 years

...street, some who poured out of the bars that stayed open into the wee hours. An exhausted Seavey, who also won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 2012 and 2014, petted and hugged his dogs after their victory. "It takes a whole team to get any...
Seaveys take top spots in Nome

...famous sled dog race, it was this year. Warm weather and a lack of snow in much of Alaska forced organizers of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to forge an untested route, utilizing the state's extensive system of frozen rivers. Many wondered...

...who explored the area in 1792, later for arriving gold rush prospectors for whom Seward was Mile 0 of the famous Iditarod Trail, and today for the fishers, cruise ship operators, kayakers, and marine researchers who use Seward as a base...
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...


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