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Huslia, long famous in sled dog racing circles, is eagerly preparing to play host to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for the first time ever.

Alaska Dispatch News
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
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