Photo: Delayed reaction

Posted: Monday, January 20, 2003

On behalf of the Auk-Kwan, Juneau's original settlers, Alaska native Rosa Miller, center, greets members of the Arctic Winter Games International Committee with grandson Lee Miller Jr. standing behind her at Juneau's new Treadwell Arena on Sunday in Juneau. "If I had known about this earlier I would've addressed them properly -- in full regalia." Miller said. The committee missed much of the fanfare originally planned for their arrival when their plane overheaded due to fog Saturday, but a handful of locals turned out Sunday to show support for Juneau's bid for the 2006 Arctic Winter Games. Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula also are competing to host the games, which bring together about 1,600 athletes from Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Siberian Russia every two years.

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