Southeast celebrates the Fourth of July

Petersburg’s fireworks display, looking toward Kupreanof Island. Photo by Cindi Lagoudakis

Fourth of July fireworks burst over Gastineau Channel and downtown Juneau.

Sitka fireworks reflect in Sitka Sound. Photo by Caitlin Woolsey.

A Juneau parade-watcher celebrates with his jacket.

The Little Miss Juneau float in the Juneau parade.

A Petersburg girl poses with her zebra mask on the fourth. Photo by Alexis Kenyon, KFSK.

Petersburg children wait for a holiday coin-digging event. Photo by Alexis Kenyon, KFSK.

A Veterans of Foreign Wars member in the Juneau Fourth of July Parade.

Sitka Fine Arts Camp celebrates during the town’s July 4th parade. Photo by Lee Harris.

Darth Vader and friend adjust decorations during Juneau’s parade.

Filipino dancers at Juneau’s parade.

Ella, the patriotic dog, watches the Douglas Fourth of July Parade.

The One People Canoe Society in the Juneau parade.

7-4-12 Juneau’s Fourth of July parade had a canine audience. Photo by Carolyn Minor.

A volunteer helps a driver get ready for the Douglas Soapbox Derby.

A racer steers a gravity-propelled Soapbox Derby car down St. Anne’s Avenue in Douglas.

The Juneau Volunteer Marching Band marches in the Juneau parade.

Raven Radio celebrates its 30th anniversary at Sitka’s July 4th parade. Photo by Lee Harris.

Here’s a slideshow of July 4th photos from Douglas, Juneau, Sitka and Petersburg. All images not otherwise labeled are by CoastAlaska News.