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Teen musher sells puppy snacks so she can race Jr. Iditarod

Jan. 17, 2022 01:04 AM EST

CAVALIER, N.D. (AP) — Eva Robinson has wanted to mush in the Jr. Iditarod since she was a child. “When I came to my parents telling them I wanted to run the Jr. Iditarod I was 5 years old and they were like ‘Oh yeah, sure that’s awesome!’ because I’m 5 years old, I’m...

Snowmobiler injures 2 Wisconsin sled dogs in hit-and-run

Jan. 12, 2022 18:00 PM EST

WASHBURN, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a snowmobile driver who veered into a highly touted sled dog team in northern Wisconsin and injured two of the dogs, including one that ran the Iditarod last year. Ryan Redington, the Alaskan musher and two-time winner of the John...

Avalanche delays holiday tradition in Alaska's largest city

Nov. 30, 2021 18:57 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A holiday tradition in Alaska’s largest city for more than 60 years got off to a dim start this year. A 300-foot (91-meter) wide, brightly illuminated star situated high above Anchorage in the Chugach Mountains is traditionally lit the day...