Jamyn Cook clowns it up for the crowd lining Broadway during the Fourth of July Parade. The theme for this year's parade was "Women of the Klondike." Photo by Dimitra Lavrakas
Cheering on "Women of the Klondike"
Parade theme defies decades, gender
(Left) "If we don't have it you don't need it," screams a comely John L. (for luscious) O'Daniel, who shares the Skagway True Value Hardware float with an unknown beauty. (Right) Red Onion floozy, Melanie Kubes, yells the traditional gold rush pick up line, "Five dollars for 15 minutes fellas!"
Photos by Dimitra Lavrakas and Jennifer Collins
And the winners are ...
Grand prize: Little Dippers Daycare's "Garden Bugs"
Best theme float: Caddy Floozies from the Red Onion
Best garden city float: Little Dippers Daycares Garden Bugs
Most patriotic float: Anna True and Tom Sawyer of Kellers Judges choice: Mabel G. Smiths Famous Pumpkin Cookie
Honorable mentions: Float: Hamilton Constructions CanCan Girls
Best marching/non-float: Midnight Sun Piper Band Other float: Madam Bevs True North Value Hardware
Non float: Salvation Army & Eva Beeks as Evangeline Booth
Best theme: Westfall Destruction with Riley and Rosalie Westfall
Most patriotic: Sierra Moran
Judges choice: Newsie Wagon with Daniel Brady Best group: Soapy Loves Women of the Klondike with Bryce Jones, Jayne Eddy and Ellie Sica
Best decorated bikes: Patriotic Bikes with DeAnte and Amber Jones, Patriotic Mayos with K.C. and Brandy, Moes Frontier Charming Charlie with Alicia and Rhianna Mitchell, and Alissa and Mikela Smith Bikers
Honorable mentions: Skagway Inns Women of the Klondike
First Place: Janelle and Chris Martin.
Wild Ducks: Beth Cline, Sara Skelton, Dan Turner, Lynnette Larson and Monica Allen
It's not whether you win or lose...
... it's how you wear your corset!