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'The Last Great Race on Earth'

Sue Frause | Posted 06.23.2013 | Travel
Sue Frause

On the first weekend in March, extreme sports fans from around the world descended upon the city of Anchorage, Alaska for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Iditarod Mushers Can Now Pee In Their Pants

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

Mushers can now make fewer bathroom stops in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race thanks to Pee Pants. The name pretty much says it all: Competito...

LOOK: Sled Dogs Star In This Winter's Cutest Photo

Sarah Medina | Posted 12.30.2012 | Good News

The holidays are a time for cuddling and kisses -- but this is the cutest winter kiss we've ever seen. Reddit user Motofly posted this adorable ph...

My Hike Across America: Why I'm Taking Gadgets Into The Wilderness

Martin J. Bernstein | Posted 03.20.2012 | Travel
Martin J. Bernstein

When I tell people I'm about to spend a year hiking trails from New York to San Francisco with my two dogs they shake my hand, wish me luck and congratulate me for living out my dream. But brows furrow and jaws clench when they realize I'm bringing a smart phone.

Mushing A Pack Of Sled Dogs... In Pennsylvania?

Lisa McElroy | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

We're a family of dog lovers. But this weekend, we're experiencing canines on a whole new level, as we ride along behind a team of sled dogs at Skytop Lodge in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Defending Iditarod Champion Lance Mackey Concedes 2011 Race

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Lance Mackey, who ran off an unprecedented string of four straight victories, said late Saturday he has no hope of catching race leaders John Baker and Ramey Smyth.

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.

100 Sled Dogs Slaughtered, Dumped In Mass Grave Following Slump In Tourism

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The heinous slaughter of 100 dogs in British Columbia has revealed a "dirty secret" of the dog sled industry, according to CKNW. Following the 201...

The Iditarod: Its Symbolism for All Americans

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

Now that the Winter Olympics have ended, the focus of some sports observers will shift farther north to Alaska where another competition will begin on...

State Seizes 100 Starving Sled Dogs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

HARTSEL, Colo. — About 100 starving sled dogs have been seized from a racing business in Colorado. Colorado's state veterinarian says an anonym...

Colorado Dog Sled Kennel Owners Get Arrest Warrants

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Arrest warrants have been issued for a Colorado couple who own a sled dog kennel where investigators say they found dozens of dogs in p...