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Anchorage set to host 2014 National Nordic Skiing National Championships

Anchorage set to host 2014 National Nordic Skiing National ChampionshipsThe 2014 U.S. National Championships and SuperTour Finals for cross-country skiing are set to start in just over a week in Anchorage.

School board unmoved by travel ban task force, public testimony

School board unmoved by travel ban task force, public testimonyJon Kurland said the school board’s reaction is disappointing

Iditarod 42 to go down as one of the history’s toughest

Iditarod 42 to go down as one of the history’s toughestThis year’s Iditarod is not only record-breaking, it may have broken some mushers as well.

High winds battering Iditarod mushers during final stretch to Nome

High winds battering Iditarod mushers during final stretch to NomeThe 42nd annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race proved to be one of the most dramatic from start to finish.

Dallas Seavey wins 2014 Iditarod

Dallas Seavey wins 2014 IditarodAt the culmination of an exciting couple of days of racing, Dallas Seavey has claimed his second Iditarod win after overtaking Aliy Zirkle at the Safety checkpoint.

King takes Iditarod lead from Zirkle; Dallas Seavey bolts into third

King takes Iditarod lead from Zirkle; Dallas Seavey bolts into thirdJeff King overtook Aliy Zirkle early Monday morning in the 2014 Iditarod.

Tompkins, Kurka injured in training at Sochi Paralympics

Tompkins, Kurka injured in training at Sochi ParalympicsSoft snow conditions resulted in several crashes in both training and the race.

Buser keeps Iditarod lead; first out of Nulato

Martin Buser, racing with 14 dogs, kept up his bid to win the 2014 Iditarod, leaving Nulato about 9:34 Friday night.

Dogs fare better than mushers over rough trail

Dogs fare better than mushers over rough trailMushers are surprised at how many dogs fared well through some of the roughest trail they’ve seen in the race’s history.

Mandatory 24-Hour rest playing into race strategy

Mandatory 24-Hour rest playing into race strategyIditarod teams are making their way across the Interior region where the trail is soft, smooth and covered in snow – a far cry from the rough and rocky trail that took many mushers out of the race earlier this week.