| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Spilling out from a helicopter door, rose petals and delicate purple and blue flowers rained down on hundreds of mourners who gathered Sunday to remember Towson pilot David E. Jenny Jr.
Jenny, 30, one of three Marylanders killed in a helicopter crash...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:04 PM
I just attended my high school reunion. The year is insignificant because you don't count them anymore after such a long time. Suffice it to say we are getting very long in the tooth.
It was fun to meet old friends and renew old friendships. It was...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
When you first arrive in Bethel (or "Mamterilleq" in Yup'ik, meaning "the smokehouse people"), you can find welcoming signs just about everywhere.
Most of them reflect the town’s "Home of the Kuskokwim 300" sled dog race that takes place each year...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A dog attack on Stubbs the cat, Talkeetna’s honorary mayor, is drawing real political interest, with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sending his owner a care package -- and instructions for his care.
According to a Monday press...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The Iditarod Sled Dog Race takes dog mushers and their team on a thousand mile journey over vast frozen stretches of Alaska’s tundra. The Iditarod trail we know today was largely established in the early 1900’s. The trail was used regularly to...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
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| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:32 AM
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| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Animal activists have welcomed reforms made by the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, in the aftermath of a dropped dog death, and have issued an apology to the musher it accused of leaving the dropped dog unattended.
On March 11, Fairbanks-based musher Paige...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The asphyxiation death of a dog dropped from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has outraged animal rights activists who have long criticized the 1,000-mile race as cruel.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is urging Nome District Attorney John...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:49 PM
STORY UPDATED AT 10:49 p.m. 3/8/13:
Martin Buser checked into Eagle Island shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, holding onto his lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Aliy Zirkle remained in second place checking out of Grayling shortly before 6 p.m. with...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Last year's runner-up in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has grabbed the lead in the 1,000-mile trek.
Aliy Zirkle was the first to leave the Yukon River village of Anvik, departing at 7:21 a.m. Friday.
Four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:13 PM
STORY UPDATED AT 7:19 p.m. 3/9/13:
Aliy Zirkle pulls ahead and now finds herself in first place, checking out of Kaltag at 6:11 p.m. Saturday.
Zirkle spent only 19 minutes at the last spot on the Yukon River and dropped two dogs, leaving her with 11...