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Iditarod Race

Iditarod Changes Coming After Death Of Sled Dog

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.20.2013 | Sports

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Changes are planned for Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race following the asphyxiation death of a dog that was buried in s...

PHOTOS: 'The Last Great Race' Is On

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Sports

-- The world's most famous sled dog race, the Iditarod, is under way. The race, which began Sunday, consists of a grueling 1,000-mile trek through un...

Answering The Call Of Alaska

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

A former mining outpost, Coldfoot earned its name when the last few residents upped and left after two savagely cold winters.

Musher Saves Iditarod Dog With Mouth-to-Muzzle Resuscitation | Posted 03.09.2012 | Weird News

Iditarod racer Scott Janssen may be his dog's best friend. Not any man would give his husky mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when the dog collapsed dur...

PHOTOS: Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race Kicks Off

Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

The 40th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicked off in Willow, Alaska, on March 4 as fans gathered on the sidelines to send off the 66 competitors and th...

Is The Iditarod Cruel To Dogs?

Posted 03.03.2012 | Green

From Russell McLendon and Mother Nature Network: The 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicks off this weekend, sending 66 dog-powered sleds on a tw...