George Attla winning 1975 Open North American
Clip of George Attla winning the 1975 Open North American Sled Dog Championship (Color/Sound/16mm). This sequence is an excerpt from AAF-1591 from the KUAC C...
Legendary Alaska sprint musher George Attla dies
FAIRBANKS - George Attla Jr., unmatched sprint racing champion and one of Alaska's most decorated mushers, died Sunday at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage at the age of 81.
Norman D. Vaughan
Colonel Norman Dane Vaughan (December 19, 1905 – December 23, 2005) was an American dogsled driver and explorer whose first claim to fame was participating in Admiral Byrd's first expedition to ...
DeeDee Jonrowe
DeeDee Ann Jonrowe (née Stout; born December 20, 1953) is an American kennel owner and dog musher who is a three-time runner up in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, and holds the fastest time ever re...
Rick Swenson
Rick Swenson, sometimes known as the "King of the Iditarod", (born 1950 in Willmar, Minnesota), is an American dog musher who has won the 1,049-mile (1688.2 km) Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across the...
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Slim Williams
Clyde "Slim" Williams (born c. 1882, date of death unknown) was a promoter of the Alaska Highway in 1930's. He had first arrived in Alaska in 1900 at the age of 18, looking for adventure. He spent th...
Lance Mackey
Lance Mackey (born June 2, 1970) is an American dog musher and dog sled racer from Fairbanks, Alaska, who is a four-time winner of the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest and four-time winner of the Iditarod Trail...
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Alaska political corruption probe
The Alaska political corruption probe refers to a 2004 to 2010 widespread investigation by the Public Integrity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the ...
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Dick Wilmarth
Dick Wilmarth (born c.1942) is a miner and trapper from Red Devil, Alaska who won the inaugural Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 1973 with lead dog Hotfoot.In a 2001 interview with the Anchorage Daily ...
Tom Anderson (politician)
Thomas T. "Tom" Anderson (born August 4, 1967) is a partner at Optima Public Relations in Anchorage, Alaska and also a radio talk show host of "Tom Anderson Show" (www.TomAndersonShow.com) on KVNT 92....
Martin Buser
Martin Buser (born March 29, 1958 in Winterthur, Switzerland) is a champion of sled dog racing.Martin Buser began mushing at age seventeen in Switzerland. In 1979, Buser moved to Alaska to train and r...
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Dick Mackey
Dick Mackey is an American dog musher who won the 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across the U.S. state of Alaska in 1978 by the closest margin in the history of the event. His son, Rick Macke...
Joe Redington
Joe Redington, Senior (February 1, 1917 – June 24, 1999) was an American dog musher and kennel owner, who is best known as the "Father of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race", a long distance sled ...
Gunnar Kaasen
Gunnar Kaasen (March 11, 1882 – November 27, 1960) was a Norwegian-born musher who delivered a cylinder containing 300,000 units of diphtheria antitoxin to Nome, Alaska, in 1925, as the last le...
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Jeff King (mushing)
Jeff King (born in North Fork, California) is an American long distance musher who is well known for winning both the 1,100+ mi (1,600+ km) Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across the U.S. stat...
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Susan Butcher
Susan Howlet Butcher (December 26, 1954 – August 5, 2006) was an American dog musher, noteworthy as the second woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 1986, the second four-time winner in 199...
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Mitch Seavey
Mitch Seavey (born 1959) is an American dog musher, who won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across the U.S. state of Alaska in 2004 and 2013. Seavey competed in his first Iditarod in 1982, and in eve...
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Leonhard Seppala
Leonhard Seppala (September 14, 1877 – January 28, 1967) was a Norwegian-born American Sled dog musher who played a pivotal role in the 1925 serum run to Nome and participated in the 1932 Winter...
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Emmitt Peters
Emmitt Peters, Sr. (born October 1, 1940) the "Yukon Fox", is an Alaskan American hunter, fisher, trapper, and dog musher. The last rookie to win the 1,049 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race (in 1975...
Laird Barron
Laird Samuel Barron (born 1970) is an award winning author and poet, much of whose work falls within the horror, noir, and dark fantasy genres. He has also been the Managing Editor of the online lite...
Ramy Brooks
Ramy "Ray" Brooks (born December 24, 1968 in Fairbanks, Alaska) is an Alaska Native kennel owner and operator, motivational speaker, and dog musher who specializes in long-distance races. He is a two-...
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John Baker (musher)
John Quniaq Baker (born 1962 or 1963 in Kotzebue, Alaska) is self-employed American dog musher, pilot and motivational speaker of Inupiat descent who consistently places in the top 10 during the long ...
Dallas Seavey
Dallas Seavey (born March 4, 1987) is an American dog musher, who won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across the U.S. state of Alaska in 2012, 2014 and 2015.
At age 25, Seavey became the youngest...
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Charlie Biederman
Charlie Biederman (November 11, 1918 – February 22, 1995) was a musher in Alaska best known for being the last surviving dog sled mail carrier in the United States. Charlie was born in ...
Jujiro Wada
Jujiro Wada (Japanese: Wada Jujiro) (ca. 1872-5 March 1937) was a Japanese adventurer and entrepreneur who achieved fame for his exploits in turn-of-the-20th-century Alaska and Yukon Territory.
Ac...
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Olaf Swenson
Olaf Swenson ( December 16, 1883 – August 23, 1938) was a Seattle-based fur trader and adventurer active in Siberia and Alaska in the first third of the 20th century. His career intersected with acti...
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Libby Riddles
Libby Riddles (born April 1, 1956) is an American dog musher, noteworthy as the first woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Riddles was born in Madison, Wisconsin to Willard and Mary Riddles,...