Seeley Lake dog sled racer wins in Montana, looks to Alaska

Feb. 13 brought another first place win for local dog sled racer, Jessie Royer.

The 46-year-old musher and dog trainer crossed the finish line with her seventh win in the Race to the Sky event, a 300-mile trail-race from Lincoln to Seeley Lake, and back. Royer has been running sled dogs for 31 years, since she was 15. Two years after getting her first dog team she won the event in Lincoln and she's competed many more times since.Spending a childhood between cattle ranches in Ennis, White Sulphur Springs, and Philipsburg meant spending a lot of time with animals. She didn't have a pack of dogs...


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