Posts from February 2013

The Last Great Race

February 28, 2013
This weekend, Alaska's premier sporting event - the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - kicks off at Willow Lake on Sunday. On Saturday, the ceremonial start goes through downtown Anchorage starting at 10 a.m., but on Sunday, it's all business as the mushers leave the starting chute for their 1,100-mile...

Vroom, vroom!

February 15, 2013
This weekend, Big Lake takes center stage as one of Alaska's fastest events begins - the start of the 2013 Iron Dog snowmobile race. But Iron Dog isn't the only game in town. In conjunction with the race, the community of Big Lake is hosting Big Lake Winterfest, a two-day event filled with fun for...