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Monday night: Soldotna's Scott Davis has Iron Dog lead

...5:56 p.m. The next team was just four minutes behind. McGrath is 585 miles into the 2,031-mile race. Cory Davis, who...Simons, of Canmore, Alberta, were in sixth place, reaching McGrath at 7:38 p.m. and also declaring their layover. Also from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-23/soldotnas-scott-davis-has-iron-dog
Sports
Davis, Bartel hit Nome in 2nd in Iron Dog

...eight-hour layover. Wood and Kidwell are the only two women in the race and are attempting to become only the second all-female team to finish an Iron Dog.Soldotna's Mark Carr has scratched out after McGrath with teammate Micah Huss.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-24/davis-bartel-hit-nome-in-2nd-in-ir
Sports
Soldotna Hardware & Fishing awards winners of Annual Ice Fishing Derby

...of town to the Peninsula, "We had a lot of entries from out in the Valley, Anchorage, Fairbanks and one gentleman from McGrath come in for a weekend to fish and we even had a visitor from Texas join in the derby this year one weekend," said Miller...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-03-16/soldotna-hardware-fishing-awards
Dispatch
Four Peninsula riders ready for Iron Dog experience

...Kidwell have put on about 2,600 training miles this winter preparing for the race, getting time on snow from Big Lake up to McGrath."I think it's gonna be rough up there," Wood said. "It'll be a matter of keeping the sleds together."Scott Davis...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-23/four-peninsula-riders-ready-for-ir
Sports
Area racers all set for Iron Dog

...Kidwell have put on about 2,600 training miles this winter preparing for the race, getting time on snow from Big Lake up to McGrath. "I think it's gonna be rough up there," Wood said. "It'll be a matter of keeping the sleds together." Scott Davis...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-20/area-racers-all-set-for-iron-dog
Sports
McGrath offers cash for wolves

...number of wolves near the Interior village of McGrath, according to spokesman Bob King. But the McGrath Native Village Council isn't waiting for...trappers $100 for each wolf taken legally. McGrath-area residents say wolves have been preying...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022500/ala_022500ala009.shtml
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Is it success or failure?: Is it worth the cost of having wolf control in McGrath?

...in Alaska's war on predators began at McGrath in 1995. Local residents there and in...similar measure in 2000 also passed and put McGrath wolf control on the back burner. But...and Game (ADFG) estimated the cost of McGrath predator control at $1.7 million...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/080707/oped_3090.shtml
Weather Service: 2014 was Alaska's warmest year on record

...weather monitoring stations gather data from Alaska locations. Most are operated by the Federal Aviation Administration.Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, Cold Bay, King Salmon and Homer experienced their warmest years on record in 2014.Fairbanks' 2014...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/weather-service-2014-was-alaskas-war
News
Iron Dog blasts off

...nightfall, the leaders were taking a 14-hour layover in McGrath. The leaders are Mike Morgan and Chris Olds, with a trail...VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage. They were in McGrath in fifth place with a trail time of 8:31:03. VanMeter...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2013-02-17/iron-dog-blasts-off
Sports
Of Moose and Men: Vacation works the bugs out

Last month, I reported on the results of a trip I took with my buddy Blizzard Bob. We went up by McGrath to a gold mining camp. Basically, it was a summer camp for grown men, only without adult supervision. For those that were fortunate...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/082408/peo_322438043.shtml

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