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Nome prepares to greet Iditarod winner

NOME - Nome and its residents are nearly ready for the biggest party of the year on Alaska's...by sled dogs in 1925 to deliver lifesaving diphtheria serum from Seward to Nome.The winner of this year's race is expected to arrive early Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-17/nome-prepares-greet-iditarod-winner
Sports
Rookie musher from California last to finish Iditarod

...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 p.m. Sunday. Abbott wins the Red Lantern...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/rookie-musher-california-last-finish-id
State
Survey finds widespread violence against Nome-area women

...least 51 percent of women in Alaska's Nome region have experienced physical abuse...and sexual violence. The survey for the Nome Census area was conducted last year, when...Besides the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome, the area includes the communities of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-20/survey-finds-widespread-violence-agains
State
Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod marked by uncertainty

NOME - If ever there was uncertainty about the...finish line in the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome at 4:13 a.m., completing the route in...musher Aaron Burmeister was third, arriving in Nome at 9:47 a.m., followed by Jessie Royer...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-19/dallas-seavey-wins-iditarod-marked-unc
Sports
Seaveys top Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finishers

NOME - If ever there was uncertainty about the...finish line in the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome at 4:13 a.m., completing the route in...Aaron Burmeister. Behind them en route to Nome were Jessie Royer and Aliy Zirkle.Before...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/seaveys-top-iditarod-trail-sled-dog-rac
State
Seavey expected to win Iditarod early today

...checkpoint, 77 miles from the finish line in Nome. Seavey had a three-hour lead over the...was 39-year-old Aaron Burmeister of Nome. If Burmeister overcomes the odds to win the race, he would be the first person from Nome to win the hometown competition. Stan...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-17/seavey-expected-win-iditarod-early-tod
Sports
Defending champion retains Iditarod lead

...Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Seavey was the first to arrive at the checkpoint at White Mountain, 77 miles from the finish line in Nome. Seavey, who is seeking his third Iditarod win, arrived at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday at the checkpoint, where mushers take...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/defending-champion-retains-iditarod-lea
State
Burmeister has lead in Iditarod, first to leave Galena

...Race on Thursday.Aaron Burmeister of Nome was the first musher to leave the checkpoint...000-mile race to the coastal town of Nome - to prepare a five-course meal to include...Fairbanks to the old gold-rush town of Nome.This is Maixner's fifth Iditarod attempt...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-13/burmeister-has-lead-iditarod-first-lea
Sports
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 9, 2015

...mushers and 1,248 dogs will leave Fairbanks for the long trail to Nome. The Iditarod always attracts attention, but this year is particularly...Fairbanks will now run another 1,000 miles from Fairbanks to Nome - as if they had mushed 2,000 miles from Whitehorse to the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-09/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Aaron Burmeister first musher to reach Bering Sea coast

...higher than fourth was back in the lead Sunday in the 2015 race to Nome, his hometown.Aaron Burmeister, 39, was the first musher...trail from Kaltag in 11 hours. Unalakleet is 269 miles from Nome.Burmeister left Kaltag in third place with 13 dogs after taking...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-16/aaron-burmeister-first-musher-reach-be
Sports

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