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Vets remember a brother

Most of the six men who laid a wreath at the Archie Van Winkle memorial near the south end of South Franklin Street on Thursday didn't know him, but he's their brother. Van Winkle, of Juneau...
Photo: Colorful tribute

Carol Ackerson trims the yellow and blue pansies in the garden that circles the Archie Van Winkle Memorial on South Franklin Street on Monday. "We were trying to make this special for the state's 50th anniversary," said Ackerson, who works for the city's landscape division.
CBJ project to control vehicle, pedestrian free-for-all adjust pedestrian activity in the cruise terminal uplands staging area.Currently the crosswalk near the Archie Van Winkle memorial is the most used in the area, Uchytil said."If you went down here any time during the summer when there are...
Fisherman's Bend/Andrew's Marina offered to the city market fisheries facility study. It also will recommend to the assembly to approve the transfer of the Archie Van Winkle Memorial to the city. The memorial honors the only Alaskan to receive the Medal of Honor. Contact reporter Sarah Day...
Assembly to consider memorial, CIP transfers

...will consider accepting the acquisition of the Archie Van Winkle Memorial at Monday's meeting. Van Winkle served in...1986, and his memorial was dedicated in 1997. Archie Van Winkle Memorial, Inc., wants to have the city take over the...
Commission honors veteran memorial

Juneau's Archie Van Winkle memorial recently was recognized with a certificate of commendation by the Commission of Military and Veterans Affairs and Gov. Tony Knowles...
Photos: Franklin Street harvest

Michelle Isturis picks some ripe crab apples to snack on Monday in the garden next to the Archie Van Winkle memorial on South Franklin Street. Isturis said the fruit was "delicious." Isturis also said the rain didn't bother her. "It's...
Downtown gets designated officer

...the downtown area is a lot like a small town." Ervin walked along Franklin Street near the tram, past the Archie Van Winkle Memorial, heading toward the Alaska Steam Ship Dock. Throngs of cruise ship passengers stopped him for directions...
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Only one Medal of Honor winner born in Juneau 6/21/98

...statement. In fairness to all of the many individuals and organizations (including him) who contributed to the Archie Van Winkle Memorial and believed Archie was the only person born in all Alaska to be a Medal of Honor recipient, I requested him...


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