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All cracked up

  Before ice-covered Portage Lake east of  Alaska’s largest city came alive this week, skater Paxson Woelber heard the ominous crack of a glacier near its head as did the acquaintance standing […]

Man beats dog

  Girdwood musher Nicolas Petit on Tuesday led the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race into the tiny, Kuskokwim River community of McGrath more than two hours ahead of the pace set in […]

One for the road

Alaska’s largest newspaper appears to have caught the state’s favorite musher – four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champ and beloved outlaw Lance Mackey – starting The Last Great Race the old-fashioned […]

Idit-a-grunt

On a comfortably warm Saturday in the urban comfort of Alaska’s largest city, the stars of the legendary Iditarod Trail staged their annual sled dog show for the cameras, the commentators, the […]