On Sunday, Willow riders Tammy Barber and Jana Pevan will punch the throttles, zoom across Big Lake and become the third female team to start in the pro division of the 2,000-mile Iron Dog.
Anchorage's Kikkan Randall did not win an Olympic medal in her specialty event, finishing eighth in the classic sprint Wednesday. But the bubbly skier sounded as if she found something nearly as good.Meri-jo Borzilleri
The Winter Olympics came to a crashing halt for Girdwood snowboarder Callan Chythlook-Sifsof on Tuesday, but for biathletes Jeremy Teela of Anchorage and Jay Hakkinen of Kasilof, it's clean-slate time.Beth Bragg
The Tour of Anchorage -- the annual ski marathon through the city -- is coming up and if you're wondering about the quality of the race, consider that its defending champions are competing at the Winter Olympics right now.
Erik Schoen beat Chuck Pratt by a nose -- probably a wet one -- to win the 5-kilometer race in the Anchorage Skijor Club's final skijor race of the season, held Sunday at Kincaid Park. Schoen's one-dog team beat Pratt's by one second.Anchorage Daiily News
Sheep Mountain musher Zach Steer held off Ken Anderson of Fox by three minutes after 1,000 miles of mushing to secure fourth place early Tuesday morning in the record-setting Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.