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Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...oxen began moving a few weeks ago into Nome, famous for being the finish line for the nearly thousand mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race every March.Their presence has caused some problems, especially with pets.In June, two of the musk oxen...
Iditarod registration opening draws 60 mushers

ANCHORAGE - Organizers of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said 60 mushers have signed up for the 2015 race so far.Organizers said 36 mushers signed up at Iditarod Trail Committee headquarters...
Clam Gulch musher: Iditarod was 'frightening'

...musher Gus Guenther of Clam Gulch said he picked the wrong year to return to competition.Competing in his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and first since 1998, Guenther, 45, said the rough trail conditions were the worst he's ever seen.Just...
Today In Sports History

...Montreal (1974-75 through 1981-82).2011 - John Baker, a 48-year-old musher from Kotzebue - wins the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. He's the first Alaska Native musher to win the world's longest sled dog race since Jerry Riley did it...
Iditarod: Five things to know about standout finishes

ANCHORAGE - In the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, there's always a heart-pounding thrill at the finish line in Nome, a rollicking frontier city on Alaska's western coast...
Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

ANCHORAGE - Punishing conditions along the early part of Alaska's nearly 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have brought many mushers literally to their knees, knocking some out of the running altogether.As of Thursday morning, 12...
Iditarod draws mushers from around the globe

...ANCHORAGE - If you thought mushing was limited to Americans and Canadians, you'd be wrong.This year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race features a Swede and five Norwegians, including Robert Sorlie, the 2003 and 2005 champion.A contingent of...
Zirkle maintains Iditarod lead, reaches coast at Unalakeet

...Kaltag on Saturday and became the first musher to reach the Alaska west coast community of Unalakleet in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.She reached the checkpoint late Saturday afternoon, 52 minutes ahead of Martin Buser, who's gunning for...
11 mushers scratch, one withdrawn from Iditarod

ANCHORAGE - Treacherous, snowless trail conditions continue to take their toll on mushers in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska.As of Wednesday morning, 12 mushers from the original field of 69 have scratched. Another musher...
Iditarod racer flown to hospital with broken ankle after ordeal

ANCHORAGE - An Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher was flown to a hospital after a harrowing ordeal that included crashing his sled, hitting his head on a tree stump and...


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