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  1. Heavenly light showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Anaheim Hills News

    ... morning, March 18, 2015. Photo was taken from the viewpoint of Dobogoko in Salgotarjan. DeeDee Jonrowe arrives at the Ruby, Alaska checkpoint under the Northern Lights during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday. The aurora borealis, or the ...

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  2. Auroral lights bedazzle both polar endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Al Jazeera

    ... stronger than predicted by the scientists, who had expected a level 1 storm to graze by. DeeDee Jonrowe arrives at the Ruby, Alaska checkpoint under the Northern Lights during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. DeeDee ...

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  3. Iditarod Mushers Continue to Gamble with Rest, Long Runs and Extreme ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | APRN

    ... be real slow, so I think having a big rest after these big runs will be a big key," Campeau said. "Maybe in Tanana or Ruby, somewhere back there," Diehl said. "It would have probably helped these guys a little bit more, especially the ones that I ...

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  4. Iditarod leaders pausing to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    As four-time Iditarod champ Jeff King from Denali Park settled into a 24-hour rest here Thursday, two-time Iditarod champ Mitch Seavey was 50 miles back down the trail in the village of Ruby waiting for his 24-hour stop to finish. And ahead of them both, defending and two-time champ Dallas Seavey from Willow, Mitch's son, was pushing on for the race's halfway point at Huslia with a gang of about a half dozen that included four-time champ Martin Buser from Big Lake; Aily Zirkle from Two Rivers, the runner-up in the last three Idiatrods; Thomas Waerner, a Norwegian rookie with an all-star Scandinavian dog team, and a handful of other top contenders.

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  5. Dog on Lance Mackey's team dies between Tanana and RubyRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    As if four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champ and cancer survivor Lance Mackey hasn't faced enough hardship already this year, another disaster struck on Thursday night. Iditarod officials reported a three-year-old dog in Mackey's team died of unknown causes while the musher and team were making the 120-mile run from Tanana to Ruby along the Yukon River.

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  6. Fierce cold, punchy trail stress some Iditarod mushers and their dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    DeeDee Jonrowe arrives at the Ruby checkpoint under the northern lights during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Iditarod musher Ken Anderson rubs ointment into the paws of one of his dogs at the Ruby checkpoint on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

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  7. Burmeister out of Galena, leading Iditarod mushers toward distant Huslia checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    After resting in Galena just 19 minutes, Aaron Burmeister headed north on the long push toward Huslia early Thursday morning in the lead of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. His 6:26 a.m. departure came just hours after four-time champion Jeff King completed a 50-mile run from Ruby in seven hours, reaching Galena at 4:37 a.m. Thursday in first place.

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  8. Iditarod Mushers Ponder When To Take 24-Hour RestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | APRN

    ... of mushers are on their way to Galena, close to half the teams are still working on the long run between Tanana and Ruby. If mushers were traveling the normal southern route this year, they would likely be arriving in Takotna. It's a popular spot ...

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  9. King blows through Ruby, takes Iditarod leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... March 11, 2015. He grabbed supplies and headed down the trail, planning on camping on the long 120-mile run to Ruby. A sign welcomes mushers to the Tanana checkpoint on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. This is only the second time that the race has come ...

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  10. Iditablog: Oasis at Kokrine Hills Bible CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... es 200 children each summer from 16 villages -- is the only one living year round on the Yukon River between Tanana and Ruby. She said she contacted race officials about setting up as a checkpoint during the race, but they declined the offer.

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  11. Aliy Zirkle Leads Iditarod Mushers Out Of TananaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Aliy Zirkle's team was the first out of Tanana Tuesday night, leading the field down the Yukon River toward Ruby on the race's longest leg. Mushers are required to take a mandatory eight-hour rest at a checkpoint along the river.

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  12. Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Peninsula Clarion

    Aliy Zirkle was the first musher to leave the checkpoint at Tanana, and was traveling down the Yukon River on the race's longest stretch between checkpoints. The next checkpoint is in Ruby, 119 miles from Tanana.

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  13. Dallas Seavey, Aaron Burmeister Battle For Iditarod LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | APRN

    Dallas Seavey and Aaron Burmeister are running neck-and-neck down the Yukon River, leading the Iditarod field between Tanana and Ruby.

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  14. Aily Zirkle's team en route to Tanana on Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | APRN

    ... trail. Aliy Zirkle's team was the first out of Tanana Tuesday night, leading the field down the Yukon River toward Ruby on the race's longest leg. Mushers are required to take a mandatory eight-hour rest at a checkpoint along the river. Sub-zero ...

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  15. Old Iditarod Gang gets back together to document race's early yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the early days of the Iditarod, Raine Hall Rawlins, the race's first paid staffer and executive director, barely scraped by. She remembers writing the Iditarod Runner, one of the organization's first newsletters, on paper by candlelight in the small Yukon River community of Ruby, where she was on the Iditarod Trail Committee's board and a dog handler for champion musher Emmitt Peters.

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  16. Legendary Iron Dog names near the front of weather-cursed race across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... punched the throttle in an Iron Dog race 31 years ago. Davis and riding partner Aaron Bartel of Anchorage left the Ruby checkpoint along the Yukon River at 5:13 p.m., the first duo to head for the next checkpoint of Galena. The second team into Ruby ...

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