907 Updates March 09, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Iditarod CEO Rob Urbach looks to the future of the Last Great Race; 2020 Iditarod race course map; Frontiers: The Rise of Champions and more ->
KTUU: UPDATE: GCI says the issue has been fixed; Iditarod Day 2: Peter Kaiser in the lead to Rainy Pass; ‘Holy Switcheroo!’: Veteran musher subs in for sick wife at the Iditarod start line; Antler cam: Get a reindeer’s eye view of a run through Anchorage; Hot dogs and sled dogs: Matson continues community trailside picnic tradition and more ->


KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Richie Diehl First Into Finger Lake Checkpoint; Y-K Delta Mushers Head Out On Iditarod Trail and more ->
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Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: It’s going to get real: State Department advises ‘don’t travel on cruise ships’ and more ->
By Bailey Berg, Atlas Obscura: Once a Year, This Alaskan Town Is Home to More Pies Than People
For mushers in the Iditarod dog-sled race, stopping in Takotna is a treat.

Alaska town prepares annual pies for the Iditarod
The 52 residents of Takotna, Alaska, are preparing to feed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race participants who stop at the checkpoint on their way to the finish line in Nome. The tradition of baking pies for mushers was started 50 years ago by Jan Newton and has been carried on by residents since her death in 2012.