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Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race

...Race, was disqualified Tuesday because the Iditarod race marshal said he had a two-way communications device with him...are not allowed to have contact with anyone during the race. Marshal Mark Nordman removed Sass after finding the iPod Touch...
Cold, trail conditions force race cancellation

...cold and impassible section of trail. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says the race was scrapped Sunday morning. Race marshal Greg Parvin says the trail between Meier's Lake and Sourdough had unusually deep snow conditions, with high winds...
Gebhardt marshaling his experience

...Gebhardt will serve as the official race marshal for this year's Tustumena as he serves as the official race marshal for this year?s event. ?It...unfamiliar with sled dog sports, a race marshal?s role is similar to that of a...
Ceremonial Iditarod start brings crowds in Anchorage

...outside of Anchorage. Concerns about the trail were in areas south of the Alaska Range and in the mountains themselves, race marshal Mark Nordman said. But snow and especially colder temperatures after a long January thaw have alleviated worries there...
Necropsy shows Iditarod dog died of neck injury

...Dog Race suffered a spinal injury in its neck when it got tangled up in the gangline, according to race officials. Race Marshal Mark Nordman said that's the preliminary finding from a necropsy on the 5-year-old male named Goro. The dog belonged...
Lost mushers back on track

...between checkpoints at Rocky's and Caribou Lake and others including one team from Belgium followed. According to race marshal Paul Gebhardt, all made it safely to Caribou Lake and he advised them to wait until daylight Monday morning to resume...
Candidate Profile: John Nels Anderson, Seat 4, Soldotna

...Previous elected office: School board (1993-present) Organizations: Boy Scouts, American Fertility Society, race marshal for Tustumena 200 sled dog race 1. What are the three biggest challenges facing the Kenai Peninsula Borough School...
Mush in slush

...2 with a ceremonial run in Anchorage. The competition begins the following day in Willow, 50 miles to the north. Race marshal Mark Nordman said it's too soon to plan a repeat of 2003, when the restart was moved more than 300 miles north to...
T-200 officials question claims have our name drawn into this and smeared with these unfounded accusations,? he said. Paul Gebhardt served as race marshal for this year?s race and would have been the primary person to field complaints. He echoed Stone?s sentiments...
Is mushing limited by age? Only if you have 4 legs

...year, you had a boy who was raised around the sport, knew dogs from the time he was old enough to sit in a sled," race marshal Mark Nordman said Wednesday.At the end of the trail, however, mushing doesn't favor any age, said Baker, who...


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