Iditarod registration opening draws 60 mushers

ANCHORAGE - Organizers of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said 60 mushers...Organizers said 36 mushers signed up at Iditarod Trail Committee headquarters in Wasilla...Seavey. Mackey skipped this year's Iditarod.The race begins with a ceremonial...
US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

...from fisheries to aviation, make him the strongest candidate to challenge Begich. His endorsements include four-time Iditarod champ Martin Buser and astronaut Buzz Aldrin."For me, the passion he has for Alaska, I really love seeing that when he...
Alaska mushers in lead on Iditarod's final stretch

...conditions, the final stages of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race were coming down...flying through there," King told the Iditarod website following Sunday's run between...taking the crown in 1985.King won the Iditarod in 1993, 1996, 1998 and 2006. Rick...
Iditarod racer flown to hospital with broken ankle after ordeal

ANCHORAGE - An Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher was flown...marked the early part of this year's Iditarod, which started Sunday with 69 mushers...a lot of heaven to be seen along the Iditarod route. But, he said, "that part...
Iditarod starts in Willow

...en route to the town of Nome when the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began many Scandinavians here because the Iditarod is the world standard for long-distance...all had independent plans to race the Iditarod, "and it was this year."She is a...
Iditarod: Five things to know about standout finishes

ANCHORAGE - In the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, there's always...five things to know about some of the Iditarod's most memorable finishes.WINNING...Swenson, who went on to become the Iditarod's only five-time champion.QUEENS...
Iditarod draws mushers from around the globe

...Canadians, you'd be wrong.This year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race features a Swede and five...fifth Alaska race."He knows how to win the Iditarod," Seavey said.Sorlie said the Iditarod is the world standard, and that's what...
Zirkle aims for Iditarod title after narrow misses

...musher says Aliy Zirkle will win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.But they're quick...Some are wondering if this, her 14th Iditarod, is the year she breaks 2000.Moore also is racing in the Iditarod, but has given his Yukon Quest-winning...
Party atmosphere marks Iditarod's ceremonial start

...the jovial celebratory kickoff of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage.Sixty-nine...and they intend to make attending the Iditarod start an annual family reunion.Later...temperatures have been a headache for Iditarod officials this winter. In fact, temperatures...
Dallas Seavey wins his second Iditarod

...22 miles from the finish line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Nineteen minutes...rally from third place and win his second Iditarod early Tuesday in a record-breaking...dropped out and one was withdrawn.The Iditarod winner receives $50,000 and a new...


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