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Mushers will say goodbye to their 36-hour layover in Dawson, with the race instead adding more layover time at other checkpoints along the trail.

Suzanna Caldwell
The Denali Doubles Sled Dog races gives racers one last chance at a race win before the Iditarod starts on March 1, and the unusual event encourages mushers to think outside the box.Suzanna Caldwell
Ian Moore and Ellyn Brown were the top competitors at Sunday's Alaska Orienteering Club meet. Alaska Dispatch News

Women gather despite the rain to attend a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) shotgun class held Thursday evening, September 18, 2014, at Rabbit Creek Shooting Park. 

Four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King, who also won 1989 Yukon Quest, will return to the 1,000 mile race between Whitehorse and Fairbanks for the first time since 1990.Matt Tunseth
Closed since 2012, the Susitna Valley lodge is expected to reopen next month with new owners, a new well and a year-round business model focused on attracting snowmachiners.Sean Doogan
Alaska Dispatch
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Alaska Dispatch