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Fun Quizzes

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Types of Sentences: Declarative, Interrogative, Imperative, Exclamatory

Practice identifying sentence types the Idita-way!  (Worksheet and answer key can be downloaded below!) Kinds of Sentences Put the correct punctuation at the end of each sentence. Tell if the sentence is a declarative, an interrogative, an imperative, or an exclamatory sentence. 1.      ____________  Dog teams pull sleds in the Iditarod 2.      ____________ How many …

Remembering 40 Years of Iditarod. . .

The 2012 Iditarod is the 40th running of the Last Great Race®.   Remembering 40 years of Iditarod… . These memories were first shared on our Facebook page as snippets of history remembered and gather the stories together as articles for this website. Remembering 40 Years of Iditarod. .  . The Original Iditarod Trail Committee members were: Al …

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Remembering 40 Years of Iditarod: This is not the Last Great Rest

Prior to the 1978 race, three young ladies were in training for the Iditarod.  Susan Butcher, Varona Thompson, and Shelley Gill  Vandiver.  To get in practice for the conditions that would be faced during the race, Susan decided to go for a swim in a hole in the ice at Knik Lake.  With photographers there …

Photo of The Day

View a history of all the photos of the day below.

About Jeff Schultz

Jeff Schultz has been photographing in Alaska since arriving in 1978 and the Iditarod since 1981. A native of the Bay Area of California, Jeff moved to Alaska chasing his dream of building a log cabin and living off the land. While that never materialized, he knew he was home when he arrived in Alaska. …

Remembering 40 Years… From the 1988-89 Archives

The honorary musher for the 1988 Iditarod was “Muktuk” Marston.  Elsie Marston, his wife, led the pre race festivities and cut the ribbon at the start of the race.  “Muktuk’s” nick name came due to his success in a muktuk eating contest.  Marston was very active in working towards Alaska’s statehood. Placing 15th in the …