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Following Alaskan sled dog mushers can involve tremendous planning and expenditures, or it can be as simple as logging onto your favorite musher's blog or Web site.Helen Hegener
Col. Norman Vaughan's nephew reports from a Massachusetts sled dog race that honors Vaughan's New England and Alaska heritage.Crocker Snow Jr.
Eighty-five years after the great Nome serum run, a new generation of sled dogs is helping fight a new epidemic.Joshua Saul
The cash-strapped Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race picked up another big donor check on Tuesday when Nome contributed $50,000. Mike Campbell
Think getting perhaps 70 mushers and more than 1,000 dogs to Nome is the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race's biggest logistical challenge?Anchorage Daiily News
The battered Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race purse got boost Monday from an unusual source. One of Iditarod’s most successful and durable racers, 54-year-old Jeff King of Denali Park, signed a $50,000 check to the organization, with every dime going to the purse split by the fastest finishers to Nome.Mike Campbell
"The earliest historical records of the use of sled dogs in the Siberian subarctic appear in Arabian literature of the tenth century." Helen Hegener
The Iditarod Trail Committee on Monday announced a funding shortfall of nearly $1 million that's accumulated over the last 12 months, forcing the race to once again slice the purse paid to top mushers.Mike Campbell
Two are flying in from Scotland. Another is coming from New Jersey. The Jamaican is already here.Mike Campbell
Jamaican dog musher Newton Marshall, who has already completed the Yukon Quest, came back to Alaska on Sunday to begin a kind of three-month Iditarod boot camp with reigning champ Lance Mackey.Kyle Hopkins