Iditarod 2019, Day 7: Jockeying on the Yukon

Iditarod’s lead mushers pushed to the Yukon River checkpoints as Thursday night turned into Friday morning. Nicolas Petit was first to Anvik, but other mushers remain competitive as the sun heads toward the horizon Friday night.

Here’s a recap of KNOM’s coverage of Iditarod on Friday, March 8.


Trail Weather

The latest weather report from UAF climatologist Rick Thoman:


Below: photos from Zachariah Hughes of the unique, “ghost town” checkpoint of Iditarod. Read Friday morning’s story from Iditarod for more.