Fourth of July photos
July 5, 2023
Jonah Hurst rejoices after defeating six competitors in the youth division of the pie eating contest on Saturday, July 1. The "pies" were composed of whipped cream and pudding, donated by City Market and Wrangell IGA.
Jagger Campbell displays the flounder he caught during the Scrap Fish Derby on Sunday, July 2. Hundreds of children and parents showed up at City Dock to snag perch, crabs, bullheads and more. Prizes were awarded for the largest and smallest catch of each species.
Peyton Young prepares to have her dog Remington compete in the "distractions" portion of the dog show on Sunday, July 2, at City Dock. Dogs were tasked with running to their handler without being waylaid by treats and toys. In this case it was Peyton's sister, Sydnie, who entered Remington in the competition.
Ander Edens, this year's royalty candidate, reacts after being doused with water at the dunk tank on Saturday. July 1, at the downtown pavilion.
Jimmy Nelson emerges from the swimming segment of the Tongass Toughman Triathlon on Saturday, July 1, at City Dock. He was one of seven athletes swimming 1.2 miles in from Zimovia Strait during the rainy, gray morning.
A group of young boys battle it out at Kyle Angerman Park during the 3-on-3 basketball competition on Saturday, July 1.