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Oak Creek’s Tom Thurston prepares to return to Iditarod

Tom and Tami Thurston load dogs at their Oak Creek Canyon home before a Saturday morning dog sled tour. Tom Thurston is preparing for his second run in the Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska.

If you go

What: Tom Thurston’s going-away party as he leaves for his second Iditarod. Thurston will put on a slide show with photos and stories from last year’s run in the Iditarod.

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Colorado Bar and Grill in Oak Creek