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Joar Leifseth Ulsom

Thomas Rosenbloom – Iditarod Rookie

Roger Lee


Volunteer Spotlight: Audra and Dick Forsgren

By Joanne Potts, Assistant to the Race Director Audra and Dick Forsgren came to Alaska in 1956 with their two small children, Keith and Connie.  Dick was just out of the service and his first job was with the Civil Aeronautics Authority (a forerunner to the FAA) in Galena.  Audra says that when they landed …

Where Are They Now? Ernie Baumgartner

By Joanne Potts, Assistant Race Director & Natalie Baumgartner Ernie Baumgartner moved to Alaska with his family when he was a child. He has lived all over Alaska including Klawock in Southeast Alaska, Homer, Fairbanks/North Pole, Bethel, his parent’s homestead near Delta Junction, and McGrath where he first moved in 1971 with his wife Natalie …

Replacing our Roof – Thanks to Rasmuson Foundation and Race Fans

As many of you know, the Iditarod Trail Committee has been successful in obtaining partial Rasmuson Foundation grant funds to replace the original cedar shingle roof of the ITC Headquarters in Wasilla built in 1986. We are so very thankful that the Rasmuson Foundation has awarded the ITC needed capital funds to replace our roof. …

Al Eischens

Wade Marrs

Teacher Workshop & Conference Schedule for 2016 – 2017

Iditarod Teacher Workshop Schedule for the 2016 – 2017 School Year.  Details of each event and registration information will be added soon.  Check back often!  If you are interested in attending one of these events and/or want additional information now or if you want to help bring a workshop to your area, email us.  Once …