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Residents greet Kotzebue musher John Baker as he nears the finish line March 13 in Nome, Alaska.

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Local veterinarian braves tundra for Iditarod

Moose, not bears, are the biggest threat to sled dogs racing almost 1,000 miles across the frozen Alaskan wilderness. That was one of the many interesting aspects of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race that Sterling Thomas of The Dalles learned when he recently volunteered as a veterinarian.

April 2, 2013 10:54 a.m. read more..


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