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Dreams Take Courage

Hello friends, Walt Disney (you know – of 101 Dalmatians fame) said, “All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” While the top 42 teams of Iditarod are into Nome, there are still 22 teams out on the trail. They weren’t in it to win it, they were …

Hi Boys and Girls, This report is of 14:39 AST. It has been a busy day on the trail. 39 teams have arrived in Nome leaving 26 teams still out on the trail. Congratulations all those who have arrived since our last update this morning. I wonder what is happening in Nome. I bet the …

March 16 2017 Morning Update

Hi Boys and Girls, Good Morning. What a night it’s been in Nome. 19 teams have arrived. At 17:50 AST, the teams of John Baker and Katherine Keith arrived at the same time. John’s team came in 1 second before Katherines. I bet that was something to watch. There are 6 teams that have left …

March 15, 2017 Evening Update

Hi Boys and Girls, Good Evening. Nome remains a busy place and will get busier in the next few hours. Thirteen teams have finished. Five more teams have left Safety, and ten teams have left White Mountain. There are a bunch of mini races going on. Hans Gatt and Ralph Johannessen (15th and 16th) left …

March 15 2017 Morning Update

Hi Boys and Girls, Mitch Seavey is the winner of the Iditarod. He arrived into Nome yesterday afternoon at 15:40 AST. He has a new record time of 8 days 3 hours 40 minutes and 13 seconds. Congratulatins to Mitch.         Four more teams have arrived into Nome. Dallas and Nicolas arrived …

Zoom Lens: The Lady in Pink

The early sun brightens DeeDee Jonrowe’s way into Unalakleet early on the Morning of March 14th.  Later this day, Mitch Seavey became the oldest musher to ever win Iditarod and set a new record of 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds for Iditarod XLIV.

We Have A Winner!

Hello friends, We’ve all be howling here at the kennel! There is a 2017 Iditarod champion – Mitch Seavey. They are calling him the oldest and fastest champion. Well . . . he can take the title of oldest, but my K-9 friends are the fastest. Woowoowoooo! They completed the race in 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes, 13 …


Congratulations to Mitch Seavy who arrived into Nome first at 15:40 AST. He completed the race in the record time of 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes. He arrived with 11 dogs. The picture is a screen shot and shows Mitch with his two lead dogs Crisp and Pilot. Gypsy

March14, 2017 Evening Update

Hi Boys and Girls, Hope you are having a great day. While we wait for Mitch to come into Nome, I thought we should see how the rest of the teams are doing. Even though we will have a winner soon, don’t forget there are other teams out there. The race isn’t over until the …

Mitch is out of Safety

Hi Boys and Girls, Mitch Seavey had checked in and out of Safety. He left Safety at 13:09 AST. He now has only 22 miles to to go. I predict he will arrive around 15:30 AST. This is so exciting. See you on the trail, Gypsy