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After a year that saw him withdraw from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race and a mauling at his kennel, Big Lake musher Jake Berkowitz is calling it quits -- at least for now.

Suzanna Caldwell
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race included SPOT trackers with an SOS safety function for the first time this year, and although (or perhaps because) several mushers used the SOS function, reactions to the technology remain mixed.Suzanna Caldwell
How did an experienced musher ended up in trouble near the end of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across Alaska? A former musher who went looking for Neff says it's pretty simple: "He screwed up."Craig Medred

Flying is already a big part of the Iditarod, but there might be no better way to watch the Last Great Race than by paramotor, or powered paraglider. Just make sure to bundle up.

Colleen Mondor
A day after the last musher crossed the finish line, concluding 2014's tumultuous Iditarod, the annual awards banquet held Sunday evening in Nome honored mushers with a variety of awards, from rookie of the year to best sportsman.Laurel Andrews
Iditarod lead race veterinarian Stu Nelson weighed in from Nome on Sunday about how the dogs handled this year's race, one that left many mushers, as well as their equipment, banged up.Laurel Andrews
COMMENTARY: The time has come to do the obvious to make the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race safe. Stop with the ultramarathon. Cut the race into pieces and let the mushers get some sleep.Craig Medred
Marcelle Fressineau mushed up Nome's Front Street at 7:42 p.m. Saturday, bringing the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to an end.Maia Nolan-Partnow
In an emotional Facebook post, Nicole Faille lashes out at the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for leaving Hugh Neff out on the trail overnight in life-threatening conditions after he activated his SPOT tracker's SOS feature.Alaska Dispatch
Seavey bested the 2011 Iditarod race record of Kotzebue John Baker by more than five hours. But wait a minute -- the official race record says Baker ran a 1,053 mile Iditarod in 2011, while Seavey ran only 962 miles.  Craig Medred

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