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Search for Sarabi the Iditarod sled dog continues 100 miles north of Anchorage

April 17, 2015 - 5:47pm -- mdent
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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. 

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
Kotzebue's John Baker took the early lead in the Kobuk 440 sled dog race on Wednesday night, the first of four mushers to arrive in Kiana within a half hour of each other. Alaska Dispatch News
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
Former champions Jeff King of Denali Park and Ken Anderson of Fairbanks top the field in the distance racing finale from the northwest Alaska town of Kotzebue to Kobuk and back. Mike Campbell
Sprint musher John Erhart of Tanana came from behind Saturday to win the 36th edition of the Koyukuk River Race.Alaska Dispatch News

Race leading mushers arrive in Unalakleet along the Norton Sound coast on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

Alaska Dispatch News
Iditarod leaders were spread out along the trail Thursday as they settled into a variety of checkpoints to take the one mandatory 24-hour rest required along the trail. Who was really in the lead appeared unclear.Suzanna Caldwell and Craig Medred

Yuka Honda tells the story of her dog team getting tangled up on the Iditarod race trail, only to have four-time champion Jeff King come along and run over her sled, rendering it unusable. The incident happened at the beginning of the race, just before Nenana, but Honda managed to obtain another sled and continue along the trail.

Suzanna Caldwell
The Yukon River village with rich mushing history welcomes the Iditarod for only the second time in 43 years, with four-time champ Buser leading the way.Craig Medred
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