| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:46 PM
An Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race dog died in Unalakleet early Friday morning in what its race marshal called “an incident caused by high winds and drifting snow,” four days after it was dropped from a musher’s team.
In an email to...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:27 PM
With nearly all of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race’s mushers across the finish line in Nome, officials are trying to understand how the race’s first dog death since 2009 happened early Friday.
According to race standings as of 5:30 p.m....
| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The Iditarod XLI Trail Sled Dog Race finished on Sunday, March 17 with the last remaining teams checking into Nome with rookie Christine Roalofs capturing the Red Lantern award.
Mitch Seavey, this year’s winner, pulled into the burled arch on...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:25 AM
The Chena River State Recreation Area, located 26 miles east of Fairbanks, has made National Geographic's list of best winter trips to take in 2013.
This top-ten list, "Best Winter Trips 2013," praises the Chena River State Recreation Area for its 397...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 7:57 PM
The Iron Dog is the unique sporting event that is a hybrid. It is a 2,000 mile snowmachine race, and that makes it the ultimate test of endurance. But it is also a distance race done at a phenomenal pace. It would be the equivalent to seeing a marathon...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Channel 2 will be airing comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in the coming weeks, with multiple crews providing live and recorded updates along the entirety of the 1,000-mile trail from the Anchorage ceremonial start to the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The world famous Iditarod XLI trail sled dog race kicked off Saturday morning in downtown Anchorage with thousands gathering to watch the ceremonial start.
4-time champ Martin Buser took off first among 66 mushers from West 4th Ave and D St, near the...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:29 PM
With the ceremonial start out the way, 65 Iditarod XLI trail sled dog race teams officially restarted Sunday afternoon in Willow on the path to Nome, about 1,000 miles away.
4-time champ Martin Buser had the opening spot and left around 2 p.m. Sunday...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Martin Buser was the first musher out of the starting chute and has the early lead in the nearly 1,000-mile race from Anchorage to Nome.
Buser pulled into the scenic Rainy Pass checkpoint at 5:38 a.m....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:10 AM
STORY UPDATED AT 10:46 p.m. 3/4/13:
27 teams made their way into Rohn Monday and many of the top contenders decided to keep going towards Nikolai about 75 miles away.
11 teams checked out of Rohn led by Paul Gebhardt and Aliy Zirkle. Both teams departed...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:05 PM
STORY UPDATED AT 8:00 p.m. 3/5/13:
Aaron Burmeister checked into McGrath with about 45-minute lead Tuesday evening in Iditarod XLI.
Burmeister was the first into McGrath, securing the Spirit of Alaska award, which he last won in 2009.
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Lance Mackey narrowly retained his lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Wednesday afternoon, pressured by other mushers on his heels and Martin Buser’s rise through the ranks after an unconventional fast run to Rohn.
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, GPS...