Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

October 20, 2017 - 3:14 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A veteran musher in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is accused of stealing four dog kennels from another competitor following this year's race. Jason Mackey is charged with misdemeanor theft. The 45-year-old Nenana man, the brother of four-time Iditarod champion Lance...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2015, file photo, volunteers help raise the Iditarod finishers banner at the burled arch finish line in Nome, Alaska. For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug, but race officials have refused to name the musher involved. The governing board said in a statement that several dogs tested positive for the opioid pain reliever Tramadol. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
October 18, 2017 - 8:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials have refused to name the musher involved. Several dogs tested positive for the opioid pain...
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March 15, 2017 - 5:44 am
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March 15, 2017 - 3:59 am
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FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photo, Mitch Seavey, left, and Dallas Seavey speak to fans after the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska. Mitch Seavey had a commanding two-hour lead Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the 2017 Iditarod, and was nearing the finish line. If the lead holds, he and his son, Dallas, will have won the last six sled dog races across nearly a thousand miles of grueling Alaska wilderness. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
March 14, 2017 - 7:51 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Mitch Seavey won his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, becoming the oldest champion at age 57 and helping cement his family's position as mushing royalty. The Seward, Alaska, musher brought his dogs off the frozen Bering Sea and onto Front Street in the Gold...
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March 14, 2017 - 4:00 pm
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In a photo provided by the Iditarod Trail Committee, veteran musher Ryan Redington, grandson of Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race co-founder Joe Redington, and his team head out of the Huslia, Alaska, checkpoint at Mile 478 of the Iditarod trail on Saturday, March 11, 2017. (Mike Kenney/Iditarod Trail Committee via AP)
March 12, 2017 - 4:57 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Officials with the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race say an injured dog that died while being flown to Anchorage showed signs of overheating. The 2-year-old male on musher Scott Smith's team died Friday...
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Two-time Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey takes off two positions ahead of his son, reigning champion Dallas Seavey, at the start of the 45th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Fairbanks, Alaska, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Ellamarie Quimby)
March 12, 2017 - 4:51 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A father and son are battling for the lead in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Mitch Seavey, a two-time Iditarod champion, was the first musher out of the checkpoint in the village of Kaltag on Sunday, leaving at 4:40 a.m. His son, current champ Dallas Seavey,...
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Two-time Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey takes off two positions ahead of his son, reigning champion Dallas Seavey, at the start of the 45th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Fairbanks, Alaska, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Ellamarie Quimby)
March 12, 2017 - 11:56 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A father and son have taken the lead in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Two-time champion Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave the village of Kaltag on Sunday. But his son, current Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey, was close behind. Mitch Seavey departed the...
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March 11, 2017 - 12:09 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Wade Marrs leads out of the halfway point of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The 26-year-old veteran musher left Huslia at 7:05 p.m. Friday with 14 dogs. Current champ Dallas Seavey was 34 minutes behind him to take second place, after dropping one of his 14 dogs...
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