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2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...Girdwood, Veteran.44 - Rohn Buser, M, Big Lake, Veteran.45 - Ray Redington Jr, M, Wasilla, Veteran.46 - Jim Lanier, M, Chugiak, Veteran.47 - Lev Shvarts, M, Willow, Rookie.48 - Mark Selland, M, Anchorage, Rookie.49...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...was third, leaving Finger Lake at 5:34 a.m. Then came Jerry Riley of Nenana, checking out at 5:55 a.m.; Jim Lanier of Chugiak, leaving at 6:20; Paul Gebhardt of Kasilof, at 6:34, and Linwood Fiedler of Willow was running seventh...
Swingley set to defend Iditarod title

...Plettner -- Big Lake 14. Martin Buser -- Big Lake 15. Judy Merritt -- Moose Pass 16. Mitch Seavey -- Seward 17. Jim Lanier -- Chugiak 18. Harald Tunheim -- Alta, Norway 19. Ramy Brooks -- Healy 20. Lance Mackey -- Kasilof 21. Rick...
Fiedler first into Rohn round out the top ten. Also out of Rainy Pass were Vern Halter, five-time winner Rick Swenson, Sonny Lindner, Jim Lanier, and Sonny King. Many mushers took a major rest at Rainy Pass, letting their dogs relax in the hot sun. The racers...
2005 Iditarod Starting Order

...DeeDee Jonrowe, Willow 30. Gerald Sousa, Talkeetna 31. John Baker, Kotzebue 32. Melanie Gould, Talkeetna 33. Jim Lanier, Chugiak 34. Steve Rasmussen, Melrose, Minn. 35. Aaron Burmeister, Nenana 36. Diana Moroney, Chugiak 37. Karen...
Buser wins nuggets

...In eighth was Ray Redington Jr. of Fairbanks, who left the checkpoint at 12:22 p.m. Bill Cotter of Nenana and Jim Lanier of Chugiak remained in Ophir as of 8 p.m. Wednesday. A winner is expected to cross the finish line in Nome sometime...
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race starting list

...Stamm, V, M, Argyle, Wis. 23. Cliff Wang, R, M, Lincoln, Mont. 24. Melanie Gould, V, F, Talkeetna 25. Jim Lanier, V, M, Chugiak 26. Ramey Smyth, V, M, Big Lake 27. Mitch Seavey, V, M, Seward 28. Bill Cotter, V, M, Nenana...
Leaders play hopscotch

...Baker took off at 8:02 p.m. for the 18-mile run to Takotna, which is followed by a 25-mile run to Ophir. When Jim Lanier of Chugiak arrived in Nikolai he had a broken sled and a snapped off sled runner. He'd tried a temporary fix with...
Swingley quits Iditarod with frozen corneas

...with 14 dogs in harness. On the trail from Ophir to Cripple were Ramey Smyth of Big Lake, DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow and Jim Lanier of Chugiak. Bill Cotter of Nenana, Anna Bondarenko of Chugiak (Lanier's wife), Ray Redington Jr. of Two Rivers...
Iditarod leaders duke it out along Bering Sea coast

...Iditarod officials said a third dog has died in the race. Cupid, a 4-year-old female on the team of Chugiak musher Jim Lanier, died Sunday between the Galena and Nulato checkpoints. Race officials said a necropsy will be performed to determine...


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