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2004 July 4th Parade Winners Announced


July 07, 2004

photo KiC Tribal Dancers

Best Theme Interpretation: KIC Inter-Tribal Dancers


photo Muskeg Marchers

Best Performance: U.S. Forest Service Band the Muskeg Marchers


Best Appearance: Killer Whales Swim Club

Most Creative: North Tongass Baptist Church

Most Patriotic: Lisa Murkowski for U.S. Senate

Most Entertaining: Class of 2004


photo Ketchikan Harley Riders

Judge's Choice Award: Ketchikan Harley Riders


The 2004 Parade Judges were Jerri Taylor-Elkins, Christine Lyshal, Carena Wood, Jan Gochnour, and Gillian Moon from Ketchikan General Hospital.

The Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce's parade committee volunteers who worked for several months to put on the parade were Renee Schofield (Chairperson), Carol Schafer, Vicki Muzik, Stuart Whyte, Jennifer Naylor, and Jerry Kiffer.

Energy and resources were donated to the Fourth of July Parade by:

  • City of Ketchikan
  • Ketchikan Police Department
  • Alaska State Troopers
  • U.S. Coast Guard,
  • Dockside Trading Co.
  • Karlson Motors
  • The Plaza
  • KFMJ Radio
  • KTKN Radio,
  • Madison Lumber & Hardware
  • Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad
  • Laidlaw Transit
  • Grotte the Lost Vikings
  • The Home Office



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