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Willow wildfire quickly grows, forces evacuations

...Lake about 20 miles from the fire. He also was taking in displaced residents, including veteran Iditarod musher DeeDee Jonrowe, who lost her home."Everybody's relieved that their dogs are safe and here, but the people that have lost their...
Iditarod show goes on despite lack of snow they love their dogs unconditionally," she said. "And how open they are to talk to everybody," Dan added. DeeDee Jonrowe, a musher who is a fan favorite, is in her 33rd Iditarod. She spent most of the morning signing autographs, posing...
Fall classic

...000, which was earmarked for the Enchanted Forest design planned for Municipal Park, Beech said. Iditarod legend DeeDee Jonrowe, from Willow, was thrilled after she crossed the finish line with a time of 4:18:42, which qualified her for...
Ceremonial Iditarod start brings crowds in Anchorage

...think this year is any different. I think it's going to be hard, tough." Another fan favorite is veteran musher DeeDee Jonrowe, a breast cancer survivor whose signature piece of apparel is a hot pink parka. "We've been out there a lot of...
DeeDee takes the T: Jonrowe adds Tustumena 200 championship to resume at the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog race this weekend. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, veteran musher DeeDee Jonrowe arrived at Mile 112 of the Sterling Highway in Kasilof, greeted by an anxious crowd. Led by Sparky and Dragon...
Gebhardt leading front-runners across windswept Farewell Burn

...third, departing at 7:52 p.m. Mitch Seavey, from Seward, was fourth, leaving at 8:07 p.m. Then came DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow, at 8:26 p.m.; Jon Little of Kasilof at 8:45; Daniel Govoni from Wasilla at 8:49, and Rick...
Iditarod race teaches Little valuable lessons

...36th-place finish in the 1999 Iditarod. In his rookie year, he turned heads during the preseason, giving the likes of DeeDee Jonrowe and Martin Buser a run for their money in the Copper Basin 300 in January. But even with the early success, he said...
King wins T-200

...reputation, as well as that of third-place finisher DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow, kept him pushing his team hard. Jonrowe...finishers T-200 1. Jeff King 2. Cim Smyth 3. DeeDee Jonrowe 4. Micah Degerlund 5. Scott Smith 6. Lance Mackey...
Idita-rider auction raises less than expected

...raised last year, Hooly said. The top 20 bids for rides all came from Iditarod fans in Lower 48 states. Fan favorite DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow and former Iditarod champ Jeff King from Denali Park led the way. A Texan paid $7,500 for the chance...
Here is a rundown of Alaska's Olympic athletes as compiled by the Anchorage Daily News:

...past champ in the Mayor's Marathon and Crow Pass Crossing. Her dogs, Bugs and Bula, came from Iditarod musher DeeDee Jonrowe. ------ Wendy Wagner Sport: Cross-country skiing Hometown: Anchorage and Park City, Utah Age: 28 Height...


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