Tag: Iditarod

Historic firsts

This just in: Commercial salmon drift gillnetters will Thursday be allowed to fish in the Kenai River, an Alaska first. But wait, there’s more. It has just been discovered that the Nome […]

Seavey wins

Alaska sled dog sports were abuzz Friday with the news that the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race chief of drug testing is out, and three-time Iditarod champ Mitch Seavey, the oldest musher […]

Railroaded?

An informal panel that met for eight hours over the course of two-days in private in Fairbanks has upheld the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race decision banning musher Hugh Neff from […]

Safe for now

The old home of legendary Alaska musher Leonhard Seppala of Nome is on the move. Nome city fathers who’d once ordered the building bulldozed to keep it from being used by the […]

Little girl battler

At first, seven-year-old Isabel Kerr’s problems seemed a small thing. Wasilla parents Gordon and Tara Kerr thought maybe their child was just a little clumsy. Gordon remembers wondering years ago if maybe […]

Idit-a-bike back

Over the course of three months this year, German Nina Gässler learned about the worst of Alaska, pedaled a fat-tired bike across some of the prettiest of Alaska, and eventually experienced the best […]

Sponsor gone

Essential oils guru Donald Gary Young was barely dead before Mitch Seavey, the three-time champion of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race got tossed to the dogs.   People for the Ethical […]

Fair or unfair?

  WASILLA – Publicly vilified Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race champion Hugh Neff said Wednesday in an exclusive interview with craigmedred.news that he doesn’t know what more he could have done […]