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Former champion Robert Sorlie retains Iditarod lead

...of Healy and Jeff King of Denali Park. Sorlie, a 47-year-old firefighter from Hurdal, was first out of the Ophir checkpoint, leaving at 9:25 a.m. for the 90-mile run to the next checkpoint at the long-abandoned mining town of Iditarod...

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Swingley first into Iditarod's halfway point

...reaching Nome in nine days, 58 minutes. Swingley was clearly building up some momentum Wednesday. He stopped at the Ophir checkpoint only long enough to sign through. Fiedler had been leading the pack for the past couple of days, from the slopes...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...reaching Nome in nine days, 58 minutes. Swingley was clearly building up some momentum Wednesday. He stopped at the Ophir checkpoint only long enough to sign through. Fiedler had been leading the pack for the past couple of days, from the slopes...

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Five-time champ Rick Swenson pulls out of Iditarod

...withdrew from competition late Wednesday. Zack Steer of Sheep Mountain was in eighth place when he scratched at the Ophir checkpoint, about 475 miles into the race to Nome. Steer, whose pregnant wife is due later this month, cited personal reasons...

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Four teams reach halfway point in Iditarod

...fish chunks to his dogs at the Ophir checkpoint. Mackey said he's a bit slower...in 5th place, resting at the Ophir checkpoint. Paul Gebhardt of Kasilof...layover and passed through the Ophir checkpoint for the 60-mile run to Cripple...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said as he tossed fish chunks to his dogs at the Ophir checkpoint. Mackey said he's a bit slower than Swingley...racing, finished his layover and passed through the Ophir checkpoint for the 60-mile run to Cripple at 5:25 a.m...

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Dog on team of rookie musher dies

...first dog death in this year's race. Stetson left the 7-year-old male, named Zaster, with officials at the Ophir checkpoint at 2 a.m. on Friday. The dog had been showing signs of pneumonia. Iditarod Race Marshal Mark Nordman said a...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Front-running mushers resting at Ophir today 3/11/98

...their mandatory 24-hour breaks. Jonrowe, a top-10 finisher in 10 consecutive Iditarods, was first into the Ophir checkpoint at 2:26 a.m. with 13 dogs. The Willow musher also held the lead briefly during the leg to Rainy Pass. ...

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Defending champion first out of Nulato

...Zaster as well as concerns over sick dogs as his reasons for scratching. Stetson left Zaster with officials at the Ophir checkpoint at 2 a.m. on Friday. The dog had been showing signs of pneumonia. A necropsy will be conducted in an attempt...

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