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City's Christmas Lights Winners Announced


December 25, 2003
Thursday - 12:30 am

Ketchikan, Alaska - On behalf of the sponsors of the Christmas lighting contest, Ed Zastrow announced the winners of the Christmas home lighting decorations on Wednesday. The home Christmas lights within the city were judged on Tuesday by judges who traveled the streets of Ketchikan. Winners will be awarded kilowatt hours which will be credited to their utility bills.

Zastrow said the Christmas lighting decorations outside the city limits were not judged on Tuesday and those winners will be announced at a later date.


Christmas Light Decoration Winners Within the City

Grand Prize (Tie) Dan & Cathie Smith - 1220 East Fifth Street
photo by Carl Thompson

Grand Prize (Tie) Diane Guzman & Ken Holmes - 1219 East Fifth Street
photo by Carl Thompson


Most Colorful:

Ray & Nita Naval - 3221 Lincoln Court
Ron Wendt - 3855 Evergreen
Dean & Jackie Dodson - 3422 Hawkins
Honorable Mention - Mike Hagg - 632 Water

Most Religious:

Clarence Price - 902 Jackson
Richard & Sharon Monrean - 1307 Fairy Chasm
Jason Wright & Freddie Boyce - 3403 Baranof

Outstanding Lighted Streets:

Lincoln Street
Chatham Street
Tower Road

Most Original - Tie:

James & Dorene Jackson - 3319 Dale
John & Linda Gilson - 3857 Fairview


The Christmas Lights contest is sponsored by AARP of Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Senior Center, Pioneers of Alaska and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1547.


Update 12/26/03: According to information provided by Ed Zastrow Friday afternoon, Christmas lights outside the city limits will be judged Saturday evening, December 27, 2003.


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