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By Roger Dey

Mushers working with Lincoln Ranger District to honor Race to Sky founder


Last updated 2/27/2019 at 10:44am

Race to the Sky

Jack Beckstrom

After Jack Beckstrom died unexpectedly of a heart attack last March, Seeley Lake musher Roy Etnire began looking for a spot along the Race to the Sky trail for a sign or plaque to honor the man who founded the event in 1986.

"There are a lot of people who use this trail who would, I think, enjoy knowing the story of Jack Beckstrom," said Etnire. "He affected so many people that we shouldn't ign...

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