ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has apologized to an Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher whose dog died at a checkpoint.
OPHIR, Alaska (AP) — Four-time consecutive winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Lance Mackey is leading the 1,000-mile race to Nome. Mackey pulled into the checkpoint at Ophir, Alaska, at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. He last won the race in 2010.
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.