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Kristy BeringtonJuly 27, 2012 8:24 pm


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Joe Redington Sr. Jr./Sr. High School

A new school has opened in the Mat Su Valley.  It is named in honor of the ‘Father of the Iditarod’, Joe Redington, Sr.  This school is located a few miles from the Redington home.  “We’re blazing a trail to greatness here just like Joe Redington Sr. did with the Iditarod and we hope to …

2015 Summer Raffle Information

  Help Stage the 2016 Iditarod! Purchase a Summer Raffle Ticket. Call 1 – 800 – 545(mush) 6874   10 Prizes Include: Two ($40,000 Grand Prizes) – 2015 Dodge Ram 4×4 Pickup Trucks,or any similarly priced New Dodge, Jeep or Chrysler vehicle DONATED BY Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. YOU pick the color!   AND8 Prizes …

Do You Hear…

It’s that time of year, but what is there to hear? Click on Do You Hear to find out what’s to be heard in Education and Iditarod.

Eye on the Trail: A Tribute to Peg Stout

The Iditarod community embraces DeeDee Jonrowe and her sister, Linda Schultz, with heartfelt sympathy in the passing of their mother, Peg Stout, on July 21, 2015.  Stout was about as invested in Iditarod as a musher’s mother could possibly be.  As a lifelong educator she also had professional reasons for embracing the Last Great Race®. …

Congratulations to Dr. Nelson on receiving the AVMA Meritorious Service Award.

Press Release: The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) awarded Stuart Nelson Jr., DVM, chief veterinarian of the Iditarod International Sled Dog Race, the 2015 AVMA Meritorious Service Award during the AVMA Convention Keynote Luncheon at the Boston Convention and Events Center. Congratulations, Dr. Nelson!

Eye on the Trail: Musher Sign-up and Volunteer Recognition Picnic

Mushers, race fans, Iditarod Staff, teachers attending summer camp, and hordes of volunteers gathered at Iditarod Headquarters on the last Saturday of June to witness the beginning of the 44th Iditarod.  Just a bit before 9:30 when signup officially opened, mushers began rolling in with cash, check or credit card in hand, toting the abundance …

Congratulations to Dr. Nelson on receiving the AVMA Meritorious Service Award.

Press Release: The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) awarded Stuart Nelson Jr., DVM, chief veterinarian of the Iditarod International Sled Dog Race, the 2015 AVMA Meritorious Service Award during the AVMA Convention Keynote Luncheon at the Boston Convention and Events Center. The AVMA Meritorious Service Award is given annually to recognize an individual veterinarian who …

Eye on the Trail: Camp Wraps up for Teachers

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end.  Well, maybe not an end, but at least relocated for new opportunities.  Midweek of summer camp, teachers and camp staff said good-bye to Vern Halter and his tremendous Dream A Dream athletes and relocated in Wasilla near Iditarod Headquarters.   Wednesday was designated …

Eye on the Trail: Teachers on Field Trip to Talkeetna

A few days into Summer Teachers Camp, campers left Dream a Dream Dog Farm located at mile 64.5 and headed north on the Parks Highway to Talkeetna.  The Talkeetna Spur Road takes a right off the Parks at mile 98.7; fourteen miles later the caravan of vehicles passed the well-known Welcome to Talkeetna road sign.    …

Eye on the Trail: Teachers Attend Summer Camp 2015

Teachers have gathered in Alaska the week prior to the annual Volunteer Picnic and musher signup ever since 2003.  They come together from around the United States and even foreign countries to share ideas of how they use Iditarod as a theme for education.  Iditarod is a great motivator for kids as well as teachers.  …