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NYO— Unalakleet NYO athlete Summer Sagoonick shows remarkable flexibility as she makes an attempt in the Alaskan High Kick during last week’s regional NYO games held in Shaktoolik.
“Competition” and “Cooperation” aren’t words that are often found together in sporting events at any level. We more frequently see words like “fight”, “battle” and “tussle” to describe games and...
Lupe Callahan swimming in the Northern Area Championships
A large contingent of Nome Northstar Swim Team members traveled to Fairbanks to participate in the Northern Area Championships swim meet at the Hamme Pool from Friday, April 7 through 9. “This is the...
SKIMEISTER— Clara Hansen , Tobin Hobbs, Mallory Conger and Ben Cross won all four Skimeister titles at last weekend's WISA championships in White Mountain.
The Nome Ski and Biathlon Team showed unprecedented strength at this year’s Western Interior Ski-Biathlon Association event, sweeping all four Skimeister titles. Mallory Conger, Ben Cross, Clara...
Western Alaska might seem an unlikely spot to find one of the state’s most scenic nordic ski courses, but few cross-country ski locations rival the beauty and rigor of the White Mountain trail system...
  The Nome Recreation Center parking lot was so full on Saturday evening prior to the championship game of the Men’s A Division at the 43rd Annual Lonnie O’Connor Iditarod Basketball Classic that...
WE DID IT— Mitch Seavey of Sterling, Alaska, and his lead dog have a moment after
Mitch Seavey, 57, of Sterling, Alaska won the 2017 Iditarod on Tuesday afternoon in a record-breaking time of eight days, three hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds on the trail, shattering his son...
Dallas Seavey arrived in Koyuk on Monday at 10:56 a.m, and left the checkpoint eight minutes later.
“Those top, maybe up to 20 mushers used to stop at my house,” said Grace Morris while looking out over Norton Bay as her picturesque, spruce-filled hometown of Koyuk began welcoming the first wave of...
The pattern of bitter cold or super blustery weather that hampered Nome much of the winter let up just in time for this year’s field of 39 snowmachine racers to head out Saturday on the annual 200-...
OFF THEY GO— Nome-grown musher Noah Burmeister gives the thumbs-up as he leaves the ceremonial start line at the 45th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Saturday, March 4.
Seventy-two mushers from Alaska, the Lower 48, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, England, Sweden and Norway are on their way to Nome, making their way westward on the Yukon, which reportedly...
Seasoned Iron Dog competitors know that to finish The World's Longest Toughest Snowmachine Race they must save as many precious ticks of the clock as possible while keeping their rig’s mechanical...

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