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Little Huslia's hustle wins it Iditarod award

...said.During the race, Iditarod mushers routinely said they felt especially welcome when they reached Huslia, race spokeswoman Julie Busch said."Everybody was coming in and talking about it, how special of an experience that was and how...
Mushers welcome rest at Alaska wilderness villages

...are just like small towns in the Lower 48."They have schools, they have post offices, they have a runway," race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon said."They're basically like any small town community except inaccessible," she said of the...
Mitch Seavey in Iditarod lead, Aliy Zirkle close

...great mushers, very talented, kind of that dog whisperer that I like to call some of those top mushers," said race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon.But at this point, it's anybody's guess who will cross the finish line first."Mitch doesn't...
53-year-old musher becomes oldest Iditarod champ

...performers in a race that ended last year with a top field featuring many finishers in their 30s, said Iditarod race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon."Last year, we saw a lot of those youngsters in the top 10," McLarnon said. "Some of those...
Dog dies in Yukon Quest

...Saturday evening carrying the dead dog in his sled bag. The dog drop is between Eagle and Circle. Marti Steury, a race spokeswoman in Fairbanks, says dog deaths are rare in the Quest. Officials say a necropsy will be conducted on the dog, whose...
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PETA seeks criminal charges in Iditarod dog death

...were last checked about 3 a.m. that day. The death was discovered as many as five hours later, according to race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon.Dorado belonged to the team of Iditarod rookie Paige Drobny of Fairbanks, who owns Squid Acres Kennel...
Alaska musher Zirkle maintains Iditarod lead

...minutes later, and defending champion John Baker pulled in a 9:08 a.m."Dallas definitely made a big jump," race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon said by telephone from Nome. "He's picking up a little bit of momentum. It'll be interesting...
Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod

...Mitch Seavey from running away with the race."They know at this point they have got to keep really close," said race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon.Mushers try to stay within striking distance of the leader at this point in the nearly 1,000 mile...
Former champion reclaims lead in Iditarod

...Iditarod have been leapfrogging each other. That led race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon to call this year's race of the tightest...said. "We're excited about that."In Nome, race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon said the race was shaping up to have...
4 mushers scratch from Iditarod

NOME, Alaska (AP) - Four mushers scratched Tuesday from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Race spokeswoman Erin McLarnon says Jason Mackey, who was attempting to join his brothers Rick and Lance, and father Dick, as champions, had...


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