Posts from February 2014

A personal look at Iditarod

February 26, 2014
An Iditarod team leaves the starting chute in Willow. This Sunday, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins in Willow, at 2 p.m. For the mushers, this is the start of an amazing journey across the most rugged place on Earth. For spectators, it's a chance to see their Iditarod heroes up close and...

Get out and enjoy winter!

February 21, 2014
A racer makes his way across Alaska during the 2013 Iditarod Trail Invitational. (Courtesy Iditarod Trail Invitational) Late February and early March are some of the best times of the winter - the daylight is returning more each day, the sun feels warmer, and there are some amazing events that take...