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WINNER— Kotzebue musher Paul Hansen approaches the finish line on Sunday evening, winning the 2016 Nome-Council sled dog race in a time of 32 hours and six minutes.
At 10 a.m. sharp, the calm of Saturday’s blue skies were shattered by the barking of dogs and the pandemonium that ensued as four dog teams leaped, en masse, off the starting line of the Nome Kennel...
The Lonnie O’Connor Iditarod Basketball Championships were contested last week in five divisions at the Nome Recreation Center. In the Men’s over 35 division Elim took first place. They were followed...
The culmination of the high school basketball year and the end of many hoop dreams comes in spring season known as “March Madness”. The ebb and flow of the almost four month season is replaced with...
HOME— Nome's Tom Jamgochian finished his first Iditarod at 2:45 a.m. on Friday, March 18. Jamgochian completed the race in 11 days, 11 hours and 45 minutes to finish in 57th place.
Mary Helwig was the last musher to arrive under the burled arch on Saturday March 19. Helwig extinguished the widow’s lantern well before Sunday finisher’s banquet and with her arrival in Nome,...
ON THE PODIUM— Unalakleet's Nick Hanson, center, and Makiyan Ivanoff, left, placed first and third in the Arctic sports event of the Two-Foot High Kick in the Arctic Winter Games held in Nuuk last week.
Eleven Bering Strait athletes and one coach found themselves a third of the way around the circumpolar north last week as part of a large sporting contingent know as Team Alaska. The athletes were...
FASTEST TIME— Tre West crosses the finish line with the fastest time of the day.
Sean Octuck had a solid plan for winning the 50th running of the Nome-Golovin 200 Race. “No fear. Ride smart,” said the 28-year-old racer before the start of Saturday’s snowmachine race from Nome to...
WHITE MOUNTAIN CHECKPOINT— Seventy-seven miles before the finish line, Dallas Seavey and his father Mitch rest their dog teams.
The father-son battle between Mitch Seavey and Dallas Seavey was on again in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as dogs raced up the Bering Sea coastline and headed for the finish line in Nome...
CHAMPIONS— Four-time winner Dallas Seavey and his leaders Reef and Tide once again claimed victory in the 1,000-mile long Last Great Race in record time.
In a record time of eight days, 11 hours and 20 minutes, Willow musher Dallas Seavey, 29, cinched his fourth Iditarod championship and again, in a repeat from last year, beat his father Mitch to the...
CHAMPION— Dallas Seavey, 29, of Willow, Alaska, claimed his fourth Iditarod title when he arrived in record time on Tuesday morning at 2:20 a.m. under the burled arch in Nome.
Dallas Seavey claimed his fourth Iditarod Sled Dog Race title on Tuesday morning at 2.20 a.m. Seavey broke his own record and finished the 1,000-mile race in eight days, 11 hours, 20 minutes. His...
After a one-year absence from the sport, Unalakleet junior Sikulik Johnson returned to his winning ways by capturing both the skate ski race and biathlon race at the 39th annual Koyuk Invitational...

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