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Willow wildfire quickly grows, forces evacuations

...member Vern Halter, a former Iditarod musher.About 200 of those dogs ended up with four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser at his kennels in Big Lake about 20 miles from the fire. He also was taking in displaced residents, including veteran...
Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race

...burled arch in Nome, on the western coast, early next week. Third out of Tanana was four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser, who left at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday. Buser has taken one of his mandatory rest stops. Musher Brent Sass, who last...
Mushers embark on new route across Alaska as Iditarod begins

...mushers were injured in crashes last year. Officials said this year's conditions there are worse. Four-time champion Martin Buser said the lack of snow in the greater Anchorage area made for a challenging training season. Buser said he intends to...
Sullivan leads GOP Senate race

...aviation, made him the strongest candidate to challenge Begich. His endorsements included four-time Iditarod champ Martin Buser and astronaut Buzz Aldrin, which came near the end of the race.Campaign manager Peter Christensen, out sign-waving...
Homer doctor, friends snowmachine to Nome

...I've done it."According to her dad, it also helped change her mind after they reached Nome and Iditarod musher Martin Buser said, "he only knew of four other girls that had made the trip and she was the second youngest. I think that was...
Sullivan takes early lead in GOP Senate race

...aviation, make him the strongest candidate to challenge Begich. His endorsements include four-time Iditarod champ Martin Buser and astronaut Buzz Aldrin, which came near the end of the race. Campaign manager Peter Christensen, out sign-waving...
Buser wins nuggets, trophy at Iditarod halfway point

OPHIR, Alaska (AP) -- Veteran Martin Buser reached the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race checkpoint at Cripple early Wednesday night, claiming gold nuggets and a trophy for being...
Montana's Doug Swingley leads Iditarod teams

...Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, but previous winners Martin Buser and Rick Swenson were right behind him. Swingley of...with a 12-dog team. Three-time Iditarod winner Martin Buser of Big Lake, Alaska, arrived at 10:55 a.m. and...
A champion and a genius: Mackey sets new standard for racing with accomplishment

...a lot. To begin, Mackey?s victory proved the power of thinking outside the box. While others, like Jeff King, Martin Buser and Doug Swingley, set out to basically expand upon what Rick Swenson already had done win five Iditarods Mackey set...
Area mushers join campaign for health

...special bib commemorating the serum run, four will carry that spirit to another level. They are three-time champion Martin Buser, 1975 champion Emmitt Peters, and two Kasilof mushers, Jon Little and Paul Gebhardt. "Well, I'm in pretty good...


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