| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:17 AM
Proudly beating his father and grandfather to the Iditarodfinish line, 25-year-old Dallas Seavey can now claim bragging rights in Iditarod history -- becoming the youngest winning musher in the race's 40-year existence.
Seavey arrived in Nome Tuesday,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race mushers continued to stream into Nome Wednesday following Dallas Seavey’s victory Tuesday evening,as a still-packed field made its way to the Burled Arch with prize funds still at stake.
As of 4:16 p.m. Wednesday,...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:11 AM
The 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has officially ended after two weeks with musher Jan Steves taking the Red Lantern award on Monday morning.
The 55-year-old rookie musher from Edmonds, WA crossed the Burled Arch on Front Street in Nome at 2:57 a.m....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:50 AM
The Iditarod 2012 Finishers Banquet was held in Nome on Sunday, March 18 with 14 awards handed out minus the Red Lantern Award.
A separate banquet will be held on Monday evening, March 19 for mushers Jan Steves and Bob Chlupach – after finishing...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Musher Zoya DeNure says her prized Iditarod trail gear, missing for more than a week, has been returned.
She said a few thousand dollars' worth of outerwear, including her signature pink parka, went missing from Ted Stevens Anchorage International...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 6:27 PM
Although only 23 years old, Dallas Seavey entered the 2011 Yukon Quest already owning an impressive track record in sled dog racing.
A veteran of two career Iditarod top-10 finishes, the third-generation musher came into his first Yukon Quest...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The final deadline to enter the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest sled dog race passed late last week, but not before a major eleventh-hour entry. 2009 champion Sebastian Schnuelle has signed up for the race despite indications that he would retire from the sport....
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Now that the Super Bowl is over and the winner has been decided hopefully the American News will take as much interest in NASCAR, as well as local area racing and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as they do sports that involve a ball or wrestling.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:44 PM
The Happy River Steps, a picturesque yet perilous stretch of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, will not be featured in the 2012 race. Race Marshal Mark Nordman says the move isn't necessarily permanent, but was done for safety reasons to ensure a...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Fog, thick as steam, swirls around the preparation area, as people and dogs scurry about, attending to myriad pre-race chores. It's minus 30 Fahrenheit this morning, but dry, and all the spectators are dressed in layers, some with only their eyes...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Anchorage police arrested Tonga Mackey, the wife of four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Lance Mackey, at a Spenard hotel on misdemeanor assault charges Monday night.
According to APD spokesperson Lt. Dave Parker, witnesses say Mackey, 42,...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Twelve rookies and seven former champs are among sixty-eight mushers who have signed-up for the 2013 Iditarod sled-dog race, including a rookie from Brazil and Norway.
Dallas Seavey, this year’s winner and the youngest musher to win at the age of...