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August 09, 2004

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photosKetchikan: Great Blueberry Race Pays Off Big For Sammons & Bergeron - There were many fun events during the Blueberry Festival, one being the Great Blueberry Race on Saturday. Scott Sammons' blueberry ball #330 proved to be the 'hot rod' ball and claimed the first place winning purse of $1,000 for Sammons. Close behind was Sam Bergeron's blueberry ball. Bergeron won $300 when his blueberry ball #1228 grabbed second place. Laurie Murphy claimed the third place prize of $150.

Proceeds from the Great Blueberry Ball Race will benefit the Ketchikan Youth Court. Ketchikan Youth Court Coordinator Gretchen Klein said, "The youth court appreciates everyone's support."- More...
Monday - August 09, 2004

Ketchikan: American Diabetes Raffle Winners - Winners of the American Diabetes Raffle held Saturday are: 1st Place Winner - Ticket # 536 - Dick Coose - $500 - Ketchikan, AK - More...
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photosKetchikan's 'Fish House Tessie'; She was proud of the nickname - Not everyone in town knew "Fish House" Tessie, but those who met her never forgot her! During her many years working in Ketchikan's waterfront cold storages, Tessie learned every bit as much about North Pacific fish - from dock to distributor to dinner plate - as any captain of the fisheries industry! She could pitch in at the slime line or stand in for the boss on occasion. - Read the rest of this story by June Allen...
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