Stories by Mark Thiessen

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Seavey rallies to win Iditarod

NOME, Alaska Dallas Seavey ran a blistering pace to rally from third place and win his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early Tuesday in a record-breaking finish, after a sudden storm blew the ...
By Mark Thiessen

Monday, March 10, 2014

Zirkle, King battle for title in Iditarod

NOME, Alaska - In a year marked by injuries and dangerous conditions, the final stages of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race were coming down to either a record-tying number of wins or the first ...
By Mark Thiessen

Monday, March 3, 2014

Seaveys building legacy in Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Don't get Dallas and Mitch Seavey wrong. They love each other, even though they might not say it in so many words. But they're also fierce competitors.
By Mark Thiessen

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska to start this weekend

The annual Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska will start as usual this weekend after conditions improved. Officials had thought they might move the start of the race to Fairbanks, further north ...
By Mark Thiessen

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Reality show puts contestants in Alaska wilderness

Eight outdoor adventurers will compete in a new reality show, Ultimate Survival Alaska.
By Mark Thiessen

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Seavey is youngest musher to win Iditarod

Dallas Seavey won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday evening, becoming the youngest musher to win the nearly 1,000-mile race across Alaska. Seavey turned 25 on March 4, the day the race ...
By Mark Thiessen
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