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Ketchikan musher finishes second Iditarod

Angie Taggart at the finish line in Nome late Friday, March 15. Photo courtesy Christopher Michael, AK RHYTHM MAGAZINE.

Ketchikan musher Angie Taggart completed her second Iditarod late Friday night, ending the race with 11 dogs out of her original 16-dog team.

KRBD provided live coverage of her finish, She ended the race about a day shorter than her previous run two years ago. Ketchikan resident Hunter Davis was at the finish line and provided color commentary, then handed his phone over to Taggart for a brief chat soon after her arrival.

Here is an excerpt from that broadcast.

That was Leila Kheiry talking with Ketchikan musher Angie Taggart, as well as Hunter Davis, a Ketchikan resident who was in Nome for the finish of the Iditarod.

Taggart completed the race in 12 days, 8 hours, 50 minutes and three seconds.

Angie Taggart approaches the finish line Friday in Nome, completing her second Iditarod. Photo courtesy Christopher Michael AK RHYTHM MAGAZINE

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