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The Iditarod Trail Committee said it was too soon to say whether they would have to move the restart of the 1,000-mile dog sled race north, but acknowledged that a move was being considered. 

Suzanna Caldwell
An amazing story of survival played out after a Super Cub carrying Alaska pilot Chris McDonnell and Iditarod photographer Jeff Schultz crashed on the Seward Peninsula during the 1992 race. Jeff Schultz
Sled dog races at all levels are contemplating alternatives as a lack of snow across much of the state keeps managers considering extreme ideas to keep races going.Suzanna Caldwell
With early rest, Two Rivers musher secures his sixth Copper Basin win, the most in history of the 300-mile race that ends in Glennallen. Mike Campbell
If dogs, skis or snowmobiles interest you, the early October snow in the Interior probably excited you.  Then there was nothing. Even Paxson had a dry spell.   But, finally, the snow began to return. John Schandelmeier
Iditarod veteran Karin Hendrickson broke three vertebrae in an accident last month but is moving forward, thanks to an outpouring of support. Although she won't be on the sled, her dogs will run the Iditarod in March. Suzanna Caldwell
Philip Esai, who helped feed and shelter many Iditarod mushers over the years at his Big River cabin, will be the honorary musher in next year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Beth Bragg
The Iditarod Trail Committee spent the fall doing major renovations to 20 miles of trail from Rohn to Farewell Lake, a year after numerous mushers were injured during the race in that area.Suzanna Caldwell
Most accidents driving a team of sled dogs were caused by a lack of preparedness or, like Karin Hendrickson’s, were an accident in its purest form.John Schandelmeier
The world's most famous sled dog race is putting some more cold cash into the hands of its top mushers. The winner of next year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race will pocket $70,000, which is $19,600 more than what the top musher received last year, Stan Hooley, the race's executive director, said Tuesday.Mark Thiessen