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2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...of the trail, in very critical areas, did not get much or any of that accumulation.Trail Committee board member Rick Swenson, the winningest Iditarod musher with five first-place finishes, told the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer that the Dalzell...
Burmeister has lead in Iditarod, first to leave Galena

...the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.JEFF KINGThe list of mushers with five Iditarod wins consists of one name - Rick Swenson - but several have four victories.Jeff King was 25 miles from adding his fifth title last year until the sudden storm...
Iditarod: Five things to know about standout finishes

...runner-up in 1978, the closest race ever. The frantic dash down Front Street left Dick Mackey as the winner over Rick Swenson, who went on to become the Iditarod's only five-time champion.QUEENS OF THE TRAILIn 1985, Libby Riddles forged...
King leads Iditarod, 1st out of White Mountain

...Zirkle left the checkpoint at 4 p.m. with 11 dogs on her team.King is a four-time champion and could match Rick Swenson with five championships if he is first to Nome.Zirkle, of Two Rivers, Alaska, has finished as runner-up the last...
Alaska mushers in lead on Iditarod's final stretch

...Riddles was the first female winner, taking the crown in 1985.King won the Iditarod in 1993, 1996, 1998 and 2006. Rick Swenson, of Two Rivers, is the race's only five-time champion. If King wins, he'll also become the Iditarod's oldest...
Mitch Seavey in Iditarod lead, Aliy Zirkle close

...Street, a block off the frozen Bering Sea, that could parallel the 1978 photo finish between winner Dick Mackey and Rick Swenson has fans gathered in Nome excited to see the end of the race."I think having a real race from White Mountain to Nome...
Mushers sign up for 2005 Iditarod race

...reach record numbers and includes last year's Iditarod winner Mitch Seavey of Seward and five-time former champion Rick Swenson of Two Rivers, race organizers said. Seavey and Swenson were among several dozen who signed up. Others decided to...
Record number of mushers register for 2003 Iditarod defending and four-time champion Martin Buser of Big Lake (1992, 1994, 1997 and 2002). Five-time winner Rick Swenson of Two Rivers (1977, 1979, 1980, 1982 and 1991) is also in the field, as are three-time winner Jeff King of...
Bicknell enters Yukon Quest's wedding, and while she's there she plans to head north to visit the kennel of five-time Iditarod champion Rick Swenson in Two Rivers. Bicknell said Swenson is good friends with her parents, Dick and Cindy Molburg, and Swenson is a frequent...
Proposed halibut quotas split tourism industry

...000 halibut charter businesses. Some longtime operators favor individual fishing quotas. Homer Ocean Charter owner Rick Swenson considers halibut charter IFQs inevitable. "The train is coming into the station. I can be on the tracks and get...


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