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A snapshot of Juneau, circa 1994

...national trends and pop culture. The now-closed toy store K-B Toys, for instance, donated Power Ranger toys and a Barbie doll that has crimped hair down to her ankles."I've got a computer in there somewhere, a real junky one," state Sen...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/snapshot-juneau-circa-1994
Local
Pure Sole: Girls and boys on ice

...reel on a black and white movie projector."I want to play at a higher level," Hort says.Is it sexist to ask if Barbie Dolls come in full hockey gear?Or if G.I Joes have figure skating combat outfits?It is apparent that the youth in Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-14/girls-and-boys-ice
Sports
Mi Gender Su Gender

...identities where an individual's gender identity matches the behavior or role considered appropriate for one's sex). Barbie dolls and G.I. Joes.Cis Female. Cis Male.Cis Man.Cis Woman.CisgenderCisgender Female.Cisgender Male.Cisgender...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-21/mi-gender-su-gender
Sports
Among raft of Santas, this one is 'real deal'

...Playing Santa Claus, Marshall knows the latest trend in toys. "The boys like X-box and Power Rangers. The girls like Barbie dolls and Cabbage Patch Kids," Marshall said. "And live animals, one sort or another, are always popular." Marshall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122204/loc_20041222004.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...time for the celebration, several marvelous, unknowns arrived in the stack of brightly-colored packages, amid the Barbie doll boxes, giggling Elmo, and doll clothes that I could account for. Crudely wrapped, taped in all directions, they...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012999/Com_living.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Juneau said the store has two Tlingit Barbies left in stock. The Christmas Store in downtown Juneau carries a few Barbies, dolls that owner John Farnan thinks will appeal to summer visitors. Farnan said he carried Eskimo Barbie when she first...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022400/Loc_barbie.shtml
Therapy, art and adventure in 'Marwencol'

...Marwencol, a fictional place in Europe during the time of World War II, modeled with buildings, G.I. Joes and Barbie dolls in his backyard. Hogencamp invents characters and stories, and captures moments of his world in photographs. Without...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032411/art_804364669.shtml
Arts
Sierra Club to sponsor 'Affluenza' at Gold Town

...Columbia, spoofs the advertising world. Two Washington state teenagers write a play mocking the artificial world of Barbie dolls. The film is narrated by National Public Radio host Scott Simon and was produced by John de Graaf and Vivia Boe, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022306/thi_20060223004.shtml
This WeeK
Grinch? No, just a gaffe

...when a man dropped off two presents to be wrapped - a Barbie doll and a toy cash register, the group had said. When he...and she found a wine press and an adult sweater, not a Barbie doll and a toy."I felt very mad at Santa," Sienna told...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-27/grinch-no-just-gaffe
Local
This Day in History

...reviewed Wisconsin Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy's anti-Communism campaign on "See It Now." In 1959, Mattel's Barbie doll, created by Ruth Handler, made its public debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York. In 1964, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030909/sta_407043560.shtml

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