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Rookie musher from California last to finish Iditarod

...FAIRBANKS - This year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has wrapped up, with the final musher arriving in Nome.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that rookie musher Cindy Abbott, from Irvine, California, arrived in Nome seconds before 9:20...
Mitch Seavey is first Iditarod musher to reach Ruby

ANCHORAGE - The two-time Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey was the first musher to reach the checkpoint in Ruby, and an up-and-coming musher has been disqualified.Seavey covered the grueling, 119-mile stretch from Tanana in...
Yukon Quest ends with last musher crossing finish line

FAIRBANKS - The last musher has crossed the finish line in the 2015 Yukon Quest.The Fairbanks...13 days of hell" in the 1,000-mile race.The British-born musher suffered a frost-bitten nose in temperatures that dipped well below...
Iditarod musher hurt in crash with vehicle

...A veteran Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher is recovering from a broken back and leg...KTUU-TV reported.The 44-year-old musher posted on her Facebook page just after...Wednesday, according to the Willow Dog Musher's Association's Facebook page, the...
Iditarod brings friendship between musher, girl

...ANCHORAGE - Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher Wade Marrs shares a special bond with...where they left off."I want to be a musher, really bad," the Anchorage girl get a chance to witness her favorite musher finish first in Nome.Ashley was also...
Crash will keep musher from 2015 Iditarod

ANCHORAGE - An Iditarod musher injured by a sport utility vehicle that crashed into her team on a...she said.From the ditch, she called Tracey Schaeffer, a Caswell musher, who organized a group to find Hendrickson's dogs. Their photos...
Philip Esai is Honorary Musher for 2015 Iditarod

...Iditarod volunteer Philip Esai has been named the 2015 Honorary Musher. Each year, the board of directors of the Iditarod Trail Committee...and would do anything to help the Iditarod succeed. He was a musher from his early childhood and felt a special connection to the...
Canadian musher to start first in Yukon Quest

FAIRBANKS - A Canadian musher has drawn the first position in the...the small race field of 18, Ontario musher Hank DeBruin claimed the No. 18 spot...lose control of their teams.Fairbanks musher Tony Angelo said one challenge may be...
Clam Gulch musher: Iditarod was 'frightening'

KENAI - Dog musher Gus Guenther of Clam Gulch said he picked the wrong year to return to competition.Competing in his third Iditarod Trail Sled...
Musher in 1st will get fancy dinner at checkpoint bars or chunks of meat, the first musher to reach the village of Anvik along the...up a seven-course meal for the first musher to get to the first checkpoint along the...wilderness. The 42-year-old Fairbanks musher was the first to reach the halfway point...


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