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Yukon musher Rob Cooke looks to accomplish a quirky feat: be the first Siberian husky team to complete the Yukon Quest and Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in the same year.

Suzanna Caldwell
Most of Alaska is forecast to have above-normal precipitation. Since March is one of the driest months of the year for the Interior, that still may not mean a lot of new snow for Iditarod mushers.Brian Brettschneider
The Junior Iditarod is being moved north to Cantwell after low snow in Southcentral Alaska forced organizers to find trail elsewhere.Suzanna Caldwell
The Old Iditarod Gang is getting together to release its Kickstarter-funded book "Iditarod — First Ten Years," and Lance Mackey's documentary gets a second showing.Suzanna Caldwell

Independently produced documentary follows four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey along the 2013 trail, where he placed 19th. It also traces back to his early life, with family interviews, including dad and 1978 Iditarod champion Dick Mackey.

Suzanna Caldwell
Fairbanks won’t lose the March 9 Iditarod restart, but if warm weather becomes enough of a problem, organizers may relocate the starting line from the Chena River to a trail on land.Weston Morrow | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Recreational marijuana in Alaska will be legal Tuesday, but not for Iditarod racers, as the drug will remain on the list of the race's banned substances.Suzanna Caldwell
The town of Galena is changing up its traditional checkpoint location in an effort to not derail the wedding plans of Keilah Redman and Jeremy Havener.Suzanna Caldwell
The rookie musher from Seward said lack of snow means she and her husband can't afford to race both teams this year.Suzanna Caldwell
Jamaican Musher Newton Marshall is handling and volunteering for the race this year instead of racing.Suzanna Caldwell