The Iditarod confirmed late Thursday morning by phone that veteran musher and four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey's 21st place finish will be vacated due to a positive drug test of methamphetamine.
The Iditarod Official Finisher’s Club voted to award the village of Shaktoolik the Golden Clipboard Award for its work to move the Shaktoolik checkpoint to prevent the potential exposure of COVID-19 to residents.
Veteran Iditarod musher Aliy Zirkle has been awarded the Leonhard Seppala Humanitarian Award for this year’s Iditarod. The Seppala Award goes to the musher who demonstrates outstanding care of their race team while remaining competitive.
Tomas Waerner is your champion but their's more racing still to be done.DeeDee Jonrowe knows just how big a deal it can be to finish second at the Iditarod and she took a deeper look at the budding race for that spot.
For locals in the coastal Alaskan village of Unalakleet, this year's Iditarod feels different. It's the first race since Middy Johnson, a community leader whose vision was to make the town more hospitable and fun during the Last Great Race died unexpectedly in December.
DeeDee shares her thoughts on the effort by the community of Shaktoolik to prepare a cabin for mushers two miles outside of the community, despite earlier this week making the decision to bypass the original checkpoint over concerns of coronavirus.
At the Unalakleet checkpoint, Channel 2 special correspondent DeeDee JonroAt the Unalakleet checkpoint, Channel 2 special correspondent DeeDee Jonrowe got a good look at Thomas Waerner's team. we got a good look at Thomas Waerner's team.
The coastal of community of Shaktoolik has prepared a cabin for mushers two miles outside of the community, despite earlier this week making the decision to bypass the original checkpoint over concerns of Coronavirus.