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29th annual Gingerbread House Contest brings out Fairbanks’ sweet geniuses

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Posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 11:55 pm

FAIRBANKS — When it comes to competition, there’s no lack in Fairbanks. Baking and the art of decorating gingerbread takes on a whole new level when Fairbanks turns out to create some of the biggest and most involved almost-edible creations you can imagine. Saturday’s Gingerbread House Contest lived up to its tradition, producing some noteworthy submissions. Enjoy the final results.

Grand Champion: Lynne Petersen for our Alaskan theme.


1st — Judy Cole

2nd — Lynne Petersen

3rd — Wayne Horine


1st — Katrina Smith


1st — Sawyer Petersen

2nd — Judah Pernell

3rd — Kaydena Cadzow

Children’s Group:

1st — Riley Lech and Franzi Malenfant

2nd — Corbin Knapp

Ben Knapp

Paul Mullins

Joseph Mullins

Colman (no last name given)

3rd — Mrs. Lockwwod’s first grade class Denali Elementary group

1st — Edie Lou Shenk, Buddy Shenk and Elizabeth Shenk

2nd — Pam and Samantha Chandler

3rd — Sue Sprinkle

Rachel Hanft

Max Hanft

Dietrich Hanft

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