Category: News

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 […]

Fish food

News analysis Ÿnsect, a French insect farm, has just raised $125 million in startup capital to mark the biggest agtech funding deal in European history, according to AgFunder News.com.  And half a […]

Mind power

As is usually the case, the remote Yentna Station Roadhouse just off the Alaska road system was warm and inviting on Sunday night. Out on the frozen river, however, the temperature was dropping past […]

The winner

This is a developing story; check back for more. Blue skies and a warming sun were smiling on Fairbank’s Tyson Flaharty as he rode into the outpost community of McGrath on Tuesday […]

Idit-a-speed

  Across the big empty to the north of the Alaska Range, 33-year-old Tyson Flaharty, the apparent heir to a rich legacy of powerhouse Fairbanks cyclists, was burning up the Iditarod Trail […]