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Iditarod tightens rules on coaching

...commentator and former Iditarod champion Joe Runyan. The Iditarod board has added a flexible time penalty at the White Mountain...that he has no problem with the action taken by the Iditarod board. "If someone is getting outside assistance, the...

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Sports
Iditarod board just as guilty for incident

The Iditarod's board of directors has given one of its mushers a two-year ban for spanking his dogs multiple times. The board should have given itself a two-year ban as well because they are just as guilty of the violation.

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Opinion
Iditarod suspends musher

...Thomas Wang, issued a statement that said, "Ramy is understandably disappointed in the board's decision." The Iditarod board was left with sorting out the different accounts of the incident to decide if more severe punishment was warranted...

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News
Iditarod seeks independent investigation into dog abuse report

...since offered similar accounts of what happened. Iditarod Board President Richard Burmeister issued a statement Friday...Burmeister called for a full report to be delivered to the Iditarod board before its April 27 meeting. Such an investigation...

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News
Drug testing planned for Iditarod mushers

...more freedom in this state and smoking pot is kind of a common thing here in Alaska." Mackey doesn't blame the Iditarod board for creating the new policy at the behest of the IOFC. Instead, Mackey contends he is being targeted by some competitive...

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After years of headaches, Iditarod is back in black

...belt. ``It looks like we're going to be in the black this year,'' said John Handeland of Nome, a longtime Iditarod board member. ``We've had some new sponsors come on board, and the board has looked at expenses more carefully. The...

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Local
Iditarod sets special meeting to decide about blind musher

...for her)," said Rick Koch, Iditarod board chairman. Scdoris, of Redmond...same conditions, the plan said. Iditarod board members voted on June 6 to postpone...Iditarod champion Rick Swenson, an Iditarod board member from Two Rivers, is adamantly...

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Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...belt. ``It looks like we're going to be in the black this year,'' said John Handeland of Nome, a longtime Iditarod board member. ``We've had some new sponsors come on board, and the board has looked at expenses more carefully. The...

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Alaska editorial: Suspension was the right call

...isn't the first and won't be the last. He knows it, and that probably makes the penalty harder to take. The Iditarod board knows it, and knows that justice hasn't always been done. The Iditarod is an adventure, and that means risk in...

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Opinion
Iditarod restart moved to Willow

...said the concern was that 83 mushers expected to start the 2007 race could end up scraping the trail to bare ground. Iditarod board members prefer to stage the restart in Wasilla. A Willow restart bypasses Knik, the traditional home of the Iditarod...

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