Snapshots of Ketchikan’s Independence Day
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The 2014 parade theme was “Snapshots From the Past.”
Ketchikan celebrated Independence Day with parades, hot dogs, rubber ducks, and lumberjacks.
Parade Grand Marshal Hall Anderson
A flash mob surprised Anderson as he walked the parade.
Misty Thistle Pipes & Drums walked the parade and played their bagpipes around town throughout the day.
The Great Alaskan Lumberjack show held its Ironjack competition. Tom Lancaster (not pictured) was the champion.
Riley and Ruby McCue of the Ketchikan Cohos Log Rolling team competed during the Ironjack show.
Fireworks lit up the sky at the end of the day.
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Kim Whalen of the Ketchikan Dog Park group gives an update on their progress and details on a dog and owner costume contest on November 1st. DogPark