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Lack of snow could change location of Iditarod race start

...the Alaska Range, down the Yukon River and along the Bering Sea coast to the old gold rush town of Nome. Race organizers...above Galena, Nordman said. From Unalakleet on the Bering Sea coast, there's a thin snowpack too, he said.Temperatures...
Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

...then worse, with rumors among mushers of more icy patches with little snow on the final leg along the wind-whipped Bering Sea coast. The icy conditions are making for a blazing fast trail - some say swifter than usual. Less snow means faster running...
Iditarod racer flown to hospital with broken ankle after ordeal

...69 mushers. The nearly 1,000-mile race spans two mountain ranges, dangerous wilderness and the wind-whipped Bering Sea coast.Janssen's ordeal began Tuesday when he crashed his sled between the Rohn and Nikolai checkpoints, hitting his...
Dallas Seavey wins his second Iditarod

...checkpoint at White Mountain.King wasn't challenged as he maintained, and at times, extended his lead along the Bering Sea coast. He was trying to become the race's second five-time winner.Then Safety happened.Safety is the last checkpoint...
Alaska newspaper undergoes name change

...Tony Hopfinger said the southwest Alaska hub community of Bethel would likely be the first, followed by Nome on the Bering Sea coast and then Barrow, the nation's northernmost city.The Alaska Dispatch News already has reporters in Fairbanks and...
Iditarod starts in Willow

...on Front Street in Nome, which runs parallel to the Bering Sea coast. Standing between the mushers and the finish line...wilderness, the mighty Yukon River and the wind-whipped Bering Sea coast.Among those in the field are Mitch Seavey, last...
53-year-old musher becomes oldest Iditarod champ

...victory came after a dueling sprint against Aliy Zirkle, last year's runner-up, along the frozen, wind-whipped Bering Sea coast. Zirkle crossed the finish line 24 minutes after her rival, who later greeted her."You did a good job," Seavey...
State releases report on Nov. storm

...several boroughs and unincorporated areas along the Bering Sea coast, along the coast of the Bering Straits and the all the storms. All of those people were on the Bering Sea coast.There were also 13 requests for temporary housing...
Mitch Seavey in Iditarod lead, Aliy Zirkle close

...and father of last year's winner, Dallas Seavey, and Zirkle won't be alone as they make the last run on the Bering Sea coast.Four-time champion Jeff King is in third place, and checked into White Mountain at 6:52 a.m. He and Zirkle...
Former champion reclaims lead in Iditarod

...McLarnon to call this year's race of the tightest in years.Front-runners began traveling north along the frozen Bering Sea Coast on Sunday as they jockeyed for the front of the line.King snatched the lead earlier Monday from Seavey, leaving...


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