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Juneau musher found after brief disappearance

...was spotted from the air on a trail through Ptarmigan Pass, a route formerly used in the race, said race spokesman Chas St. George. "It appears she took the wrong trail," St. George said. She was seen driving her dog team 18 miles from the...

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Iditarod restart moved to Willow

...except in 2003, when Southcentral was so devoid of snow the restart had to be moved to Fairbanks. Iditarod spokesman Chas St. George said the trail beyond the Wasilla Multi-Use Sports Complex, where the restart would have been staged, is thin...

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Poor conditions force changes to Iditarod restart

...to move the restart to the same spot on Willow Lake, about 30 miles northwest of Wasilla, said Iditarod spokesman Chas St. George. "The Palmer-Wasilla area is like a little banana belt right now," he said. "In the Interior, there's plenty...

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Susan Butcher, 51, champion musher, dies after bone marrow transplant

...race to an audience that had never been aware of it before simply because of her personality," Iditarod spokesman Chas St. George said. She also made headlines in 1979 when she helped drive the first sled-dog team to the 20,320-foot summit...

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Baker maintains near 2-hour lead

...in 8 hours, 23 minutes. Other veteran mushers with strong teams were expected to follow shortly. Race spokesman Chas St. George said he couldn't remember when so many contenders were bunched close to the front this late in the race. "By now...

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Film showcases Iditarod history

...decided to make a historical documentary about the race. "This will be a documentary told by the people," said Chas St. George, Iditarod's director of public relations. "Not just those that were there at the inception - when Dick Wilmarth...

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Swingley out of Iditarod

...tough guy. He thought about it a lot and tried to process how to get his team up the trail," said race spokesman Chas St. George. "He sat down with race officials at Rainy Pass and looked at the options he had." Swingley has returned to the...

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'The Mushing Mortician' in the Iditarod

...the Finger Lake and Rainy Pass checkpoints. Swenson reported he believes he broke a collarbone, but race spokesman Chas St. George says a doctor hasn't looked at it yet. Communication between Rainy Pass and Anchorage was iffy, and St. George...

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Mackey: Another win doesn't look likely

...breaking his collarbone. Swenson was in 21st place and resting his team Tuesday afternoon in Nikolai. Race spokesman Chas St. George said if Swenson decides to continue on to McGrath X-rays could be taken and he could see a doctor. If he decides...

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Baker maintains lead

...crucial. At checkpoints, mushers constantly appraise their dogs to figure out when to get going again. Race spokesman Chas St. George said Baker had been gaining time on his rivals, not losing any at this point. St. George noted that Baker had said...

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