Slideshow | Douglas Parade / Festivities

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The Juneau Fire Department engine sits ready for the start of the Douglas Island Parade on Friday.
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Ashley Neal, 14, left, and Johanna Griggs, 12, run in the girls 11-14 dash during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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Joey Roters, right, calls to his dog Zeke after their turn in the super dog frisbee contest during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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Charlie Quintal, 8, left, and Sammy Jo Quintal, 5, run in the three-legged race during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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Israel Yadao, 13, and Hansel Hinckle, 13, run in the three-legged race during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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Fireman David Edmunds enjoys his team's victory in a round of the old-time fireman's hose race during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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Queenie Calma, of North Pole, Alaska, runs with her daughter Erin Jacobson, 10, during the three-legged sack race during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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Brooke Sanford, 10, and Rachel Trussell, 9, work on their sandcastle during the sandcastle competition in the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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Kelley Olson, 15, cheers after the Juneau Jumpers performance at the Pioneer Pavillion during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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Isabel Timothy, 6, holds Yakobi Cole, 2, as she eyes a wagon full of otter pops before the start of the Douglas Island Parade on Friday. Timothy and Cole were part of the "cousins" group, made up of family members, who had been in the parade for 6 years.
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John Barnett, right, reads off the name of the winning raffle ticket as Jeff Polizzotto holds the microphone. The Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club sold 7,000 raffle tickets to raise money for the Al Aska patient travel fund, to help offset medical travel costs for kids and their families.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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Levi Natwick, 4, holds up a five dollar bill, his group's prize for the "best family" category in the Douglas Island parade, on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island parade takes place on Friday.
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Levi Natwick, 4, right, and, Finn Kelly, 4, await the start of the Douglas Island parade on Friday. The boys' group won the prize for the "best family" category.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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Larry White, right, of the Juneau-Douglas Shrine Club, awaits the start of the Douglas Island parade on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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Alexandria Moore, 12, right, walks with Alex Moore, 10, Felisha Perry, Aria Saldana, 2, and Patricia Saldana, during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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Tristin Konrad, 11, holds a "Mining Rocks Alaska!" hat as a candy container while watching the Douglas Island Parade on Friday.
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Alejandro Soria walks with the Juneau Urgent and Family Care float in the Douglas Island Parade on Friday.
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The fourth of July Douglas Island festivities take place on Friday.
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Owen Kelley wears an American flag as a cape on Douglas Island on Friday.

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All photos by Marlena Sloss.

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