Morning Edition Interviews

Updates from the Iditarod

Hunter Davis, KRBD’s special correspondent in Nome, called in to Morning Edition today to discuss the latest updates from the Iditarod.    iditarod031513

**NOTE:   KRBD will provide live coverage when Ketchikan’s Angie Taggart crosses the finish line.  Based on the update from Hunter, it will likely be sometime after 11:00 pm tonight (Friday, March 15th), but may be closer to midnight.

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