Volunteers looking for Sarabi, a member of Iditarod finisher Laura Allaway’s team, are focusing their efforts around Mile 100 of the Glenn Highway near the Glacier View neighborhood after a resident took a photo of the dog resting in her yard April 10.

 

Suzanna Caldwell
Nicolas Petit won the Leonhard Seppara Humanitarian Award for outstanding dog care Sunday at the annual end-of-race Iditarod banquet in Nome. The Mackey brothers collected two other coveted awards, with Jason earning the Mushers Choice award for most inspirational musher and Lance winning the sportsmanship award for rescuing another musher's team.Alaska Dispatch News
The match in Nome's Breakers Bar took place less than five hours after Aliy Zirkle crossed the finish line. It sent California lawyer and big Iditarod fan Grace Liu to the hospital for a sling. Matt Tunseth
A dog on Iditarod musher Lance Mackey's team died Friday between the Elim and White Mountain checkpoints, race officials said. Last week, a dog on Mackey's team died between Tanana and Ruby.  Tegan Hanlon
The Willow musher's massive influence on sled-dog racing is undeniable. When the first Iditarod was run in 1973, there wasn’t a single woman in the race. When Jonrowe first ran it in 1980, there were six. This year’s field featured 25 female entrants, the most ever.Matt Tunseth
Neighbors of a 30-sled dog kennel near the historic mushing capital of Nome had hoped to shut down the operation with a civil lawsuit but dropped the suit last week after a judge summarily rejected a crucial motion in the case. Zaz Hollander

Sarabi the formerly missing Iditarod sled dog was back in Anchorage this weekend, making the rounds and finally getting a chance to meet people who assisted in a search for her last month. 

Bob Hallinen
Sarabi, a sled dog missing since she escaped from handlers in Anchorage on March 21 after being dropped along the Iditarod Trail, was recovered Monday night in Palmer.Suzanna Caldwell

The Great Alaska Sportsman Show offers more than 500 vendors spread between Sullivan Arena and Ben Boeke Ice Arena.

 

Matt Tunseth
The search continues for a dropped dog from Iditarod musher Laura Allaway's team that ran away from a handler last month in South Anchorage.Suzanna Caldwell