So, could you scale a 20-foot greased pole for $50?

Of all the games at Napakiak’s annual Fritz J. Willie Memorial Outdoor Celebration the greased pole is probably the most challenging. The contest pits humans against a thoroughly-lubed vertical pole. Taped 20 feet high, a liberal slathering of Crisco separates a $50 bill from would-be possessors.

Shane Iverson, KYUK – Bethel