Lance Mackey withdraws from 2017 Iditarod

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Patrick Yack, Alaska Public Media

The Iditarod Trail Committee announced Monday that former champion Lance Mackey has withdrawn from the race, citing health reasons.

In four minutes and forty photos, here's a recap of the Southwest Region 1 state qualifying races Saturday in Dillingham.

Floyd Jay Mann, Jr, 54, accused of scamming millions from 15+ victims, mostly in Alaska. He faces 19 federal charges, and entered not guilty pleas to all Thursday in Anchorage.

As Judge Pat Douglass steps down from the Dillingham Superior Court bench this February, nine candidates have applied to take her place.


DOT hopes to have the road repaired and open to traffic by the weekend.

Just a day after his arrest, an Anchorage grand jury indicted Brian V. Clark on all four felony counts.

Alaska State Troopers

Long suspected as the culprit, the state says it has enough evidence to charge Brian V. Clark, 36, with the February 2015 murder of Ella Olsen in Dillingham.

Robyn Chaney, Chaney Sports Illustrated

The infamous gully challenged runners to find a little more at the New Stuyahok Invitational, where Dillingham topped Bristol Bay for top team spot.

National Weather Service

Winds mainly from the south could blow 20 to 40mph, gust to 60, with several inches of rain possible through Wednesday morning.

Tara Henry

A recent class at the Bristol Bay Campus aimed to help unravel which are "delicious edibles," which are really bad for you, and how to play the big gray zone in between.

The feds say Floyd Jay Mann, Jr., of Puyallup, WA, stole and gambled away at least $2.7 million over four years. Most of his 15+ victims were from Dillingham.


Larry McCormick accused of first degree sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly molesting a 7-year-old relative at his home in August.

Dillingham Public Safety

Tommy Gumlickpuk, 48, held on $100l000 bail following disturbing allegations he sexually assaulted a disabled 74-year-old woman after breaking into her home.

Robyn Chaney

Austin King (Bristol Bay, 19:24) tops high school boys, and Kara Andrew (New Stuyahok, 24:15) takes first in high school girls bracket on a sunny Saturday in Dillingham.

Troopers and volunteers from Perryville searched for missing man for days, finding him alive Monday about a half mile from his house.