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

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

This year’s Iditarod is not only record-breaking, it may have broken some mushers as well.

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

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

Jeff 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 Paralympics

Soft snow conditions resulted in several crashes in both training and the race.

Aliy Zirkle maintains lead out of Shaktoolik

Aliy Zirkle maintains lead out of Shaktoolik

Team of Jeff King followed her about an hour later

Aliy Zirkle maintains Iditarod lead, reaches coast

Martin Buser’s team is less than an hour behind

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.

Goodbye sun and stars, hello snow

Goodbye sun and stars, hello snow

Incoming Eastern Gulf weather system should bring milder temperatures, snow for skiers and snowboarders

Mendenhall Glacier inspires awe, demands respect

Mendenhall Glacier inspires awe, demands respect

Visitors are urged to be cautious and be prepared when on lake ice, approaching glacier, or entering ice cave

Dogs fare better than mushers over rough trail

Dogs fare better than mushers over rough trail

Mushers are surprised at how many dogs fared well through some of the roughest trail they’ve seen in the race’s history.

Trapper Creek man saved by his dog

Trapper Creek man saved by his dog

Otis Orth’s dog Amber kept him warm during a night injured and stranded in the cold, then found the help that resulted in his rescue.