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8 Experiences That Trump Stuff

How Far From Home | Posted 10.14.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

Before departing on our journey, we created our Wanderlist (our version of a travel bucket list) and recently looked at it and noticed how many worthy-of-their-own-limelight experiences were on it.

Dallas Seavey Cruises to Third Iditarod Crown

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.18.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

With the northern lights flickering overhead, a morning crowd still recovering, or yet to recover, from St. Patrick's Day celebrations the day before gave him a warm welcome as he notched Iditarod win number three.

Fairbanks Snowstorm a Blessing for Snow-Starved Iditarod Mushers

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.10.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

The caravan of mushers who all made it to Fairbanks on Monday for the restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race praised the return of an unlikely character: winter.

Alaska Iditarod Musher Recounts Horrific Training Run Collision With SUV

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.28.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

When an SUV slammed into musher Karin Hendrickson's four-wheeler Tuesday evening, she was thrown into the air and her dogs ran from the scene of the accident. She landed in a ditch about 20 feet away, then began making phone calls.

Reality TV Cameras Set Remote McCarthy, Alaska on 'Edge'

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

A new Discovery Channel reality show set in McCarthy is drawing fire for heavy-handed treatment of the reviving old mining town's dark past and alleged outlaw reputation.

The Iditarod: Mushing With The Best In The World

Rick Steves | Posted 04.30.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Over the last several winters, my sister has glided through the Alaskan wilds in subzero weather, running her beloved dog team down trails lit only by the moon.

Veteran Musher Chases Iditarod History

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Four-time champ Martin Buser was at the front of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, chasing history north toward the old ghost town of Iditarod. No musher past age 50 has ever won the 900-mile race.

Police Break Into Home, Evict Mother And Week-Old Son

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. In November, Tiffany Wilk...