The first dog to die during the 2018 Iditarod had the same underlying cause of death as one during this year's Yukon Quest, officials with The Last Great Race announced Saturday.
Bearss Blog: Ghosts of Koyuk are no friend to Kat Keith
Salty tears will surely stipple the trail from Koyuk to Nome.
Watkins, Cicatello withdrawn from 2018 Iditarod
One rookie and one veteran have been withdrawn from the Last Great Race due to competitiveness.
Surprise! King finds happiness in the middle of the pack
Twenty-fourth. At one time, it wouldn't have sounded good to Jeff King. But now it's a happy place.
Konno finds a paradise in Nome
The 55-year-old native of Japan moved to Alaska in 1999, learning how to sprint race from Joee Redington, Jr.
Anna Berington finishes with happy, healthy team
Healthy, happy dogs and improvement on a forty-first placing last year, Berington missed her nine-day goal by just over 12 hours.
Musher aims to save a piece of Iditarod history
Today, there are very few remnants in Nome of the 1925 serum run that inspired the Iditarod race.
Bearss Blog: The 2018 Iditarod won't be over when the fat lady sings
Once the flame of the Widow's Lamp has been extinguished, it’s not going to be long before a fire in the belly of many mushers is lit.
Despite scratch, DeeDee left a mark on the Iditarod trail
DeeDee Jonrowe may have scratched from the Iditarod, but she was still on the race route.
Photos: Nome sweet Nome
These pictures are just some of the moments KTVA's trail team captured at the end of the Iditarod Trail.
DeeDee Jonrowe honored in Unalakleet
DeeDee Jonrowe is surrounded by fans and fellow mushers in Unalakleet as the community celebrates her decades-long racing career.
Bearss Blog: There's no place like Nome
Before I ever raced the Iditarod, I took in the sights as a dog handler, wandering up and down Front Street while waiting and watching teams cross under the fabled Burled Arch.
Bearss Blog: Iditarod is so much more than 1000 miles
ditarod is more than standing on runners, more than putting booties and a harness on a dog, more than surviving at 50 below, more than 1000 miles.
Bearss Blog: No guarantees on Iditarod Trail
Nothing is guaranteed on the Iditarod Trail, as we’ve seen thus far. Patience plays as great a part in the final standings as speed, endurance and talent.
Photos: Scenes from the Shaktoolik checkpoint
Its location along the Bering Sea coast means mushers often face strong winds and blowing snow.
How to watch the finish of Iditarod 46 live
Join us live in Nome for the finish of Iditarod 46!
Photos: From Unalakleet checkpoint
Unalakleet marks Mile 737 of the Last Great Race. KTVA's trail team captured these photos from the checkpoint.
Bearss Blog: Joar takes control of the Last Great Race
Like a white flag waving in the coastal winds, Nic Petit pulled into the Elim checkpoint decked out head to toe in his snow-white wind suit 47 minutes behind Joar Leifseth Ulsom.
Mother Nature jumps into Iditarod storyline
A handful of developments have unfolded on the trail, turning the Iditarod upside down.
Iditarod race sparks dog mushing memories for Shaktoolik elder
The Iditarod is more than a race, it’s a tribute to Alaska history. For one checkpoint in particular on the trail, the annual event brings back memories for elders.
Bearss Blog: The danger of leading a race
The danger of leading a race is setting the trail and making sure it is the right trail. Nic Petit has allowed his team to excel during this year’s race with their speed and stamina.
ITC 'reprimands' Dr. Craig for comments to Marrs
The Iditarod Trail Committee says they've determined the conversation that Dr. Morrie Craig had with musher Wade Marrs moments before the start of Iditarod XLVI was a breach of protocol and has decided to reprimand the doctor.
Bearss Blog: Race predictions based on strategies
Strategies are now being revealed and the coast is where we will see this race determined.
Bearss Blog: The evolution of the Iditarod
A look back on the evolution of the Last Great Race.