Mitch Seavey

Mitch Seavey feeds his team at the Finger Lake checkpoint during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday, March 3, 2014, near Wasilla, Alaska. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen)

Mushing family a strong presence in Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Don’t get Dallas and Mitch Seavey wrong. They love each other, even though they might not say it in so many words. But they’re also fierce competitors, more than happy to […]

03/03/2014

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Iditarod won but Alaska town honors every finisher

NOME, Alaska (AP) — The winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has come under the burled arch in this western Alaska outpost, but that’s just the beginning for this community, where every musher to finish the race gets a hero’s welcome.

03/14/2013

2013 Iditarod Champion Mitch Seavey (Photo credit: Iditarod.com)

53-year-old musher becomes oldest Iditarod champ

NOME, Alaska (AP) — A 53-year-old former champion won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to become the oldest winner of Alaska’s grueling test of endurance. Mitch Seavey and 10 dogs crossed the Nome finish line to cheering crowds at 10:39 p.m. Alaska time Tuesday.

03/13/2013

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4-time champion Jeff King takes lead in Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Another former champion has taken the lead in 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Four-time winner Jeff King was the first musher into the Koyuk checkpoint, about 170 miles from the Nome finish line.

03/11/2013

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2004 Iditarod champ takes lead in Alaska trek

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With less than 250 miles to go in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Mitch Seavey took the lead Sunday. The ’04 champ was greeted by dozens of townspeople in Unalakleet and awarded $2,500 in gold nuggets and a trophy.

03/10/2013

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Mushers, dogs line up for Alaska’s Iditarod race

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world’s most famous sled dog race kicks off Saturday with an 11-mile-long trot through Alaska’s largest city. Think of the short jaunt in Anchorage as the festival part of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

03/01/2013

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