Tales of sled dog’s rescues told in ‘The Blizzard King’

Jim Cheskawich, author of “The Story of Rex of White Way, The Blizzard King,” will sign copies of his book Tuesday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Bookshelf, located at 11310 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. A dinner at 6 p.m. at Cottonwood Restaurant will follow.Cheskawich, who has served as Samoyed Club of America (SCA) president and treasurer, wrote a historical biography about Rex of White Way, a noble, loving hero dog, whose legacy carries on today.The purebred Samoyed lead dog, trained by Lloyd Van Sickle of Truckee, lived from 1946-1957 and was involved in more than 30 human rescues. Read more here: http://www.sierrasun.com/article/20130110/COMMUNITY/130119999/1066&ParentProfile=1051


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