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Remembering Pat Roppel

...Capital City Weekly.Her first article was for The Alaska Sportsman, then edited by historian and writer Robert Neil "Bob" DeArmond, a "lifelong mentor," Frank said."In earlier years, they (Pat and Frank) tried to visit all of those old...
Read around the corner with the Little Free Library town, but before that it was the library, and, you know, Dale DeArmond lived in this house from 1953-1991. Bob DeArmond, of course, was a really well-known historian, and they lived here for years and years and years. This was their...
Rie Munoz Gallery opens Dale DeArmond exhibit Friday

...Ettan press to "pull" her prints.Dale Burlison DeArmond moved to Sitka in July of 1935 where she met and married Bob DeArmond. After their marriage the couple lived on Bob's 34-foot troller for more than two years. In the late 1930s they...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...Voyage in a Dory: From Sitka to Tacoma by Oars, Sail, and Tow Rope" by R.N. DeArmondIn 1931, a 20-year-old Bob DeArmond decided row the Inside Passage in a 16-foot dory, so he did. He claims in the foreword he had sparse material saved...
An earlier library was in Pelican

...detract from Ms. (Katie) Moritz' article or from Betty Clauson's manyservices to Pelican.)My late father, Bob DeArmond, was one of the party from Sitka that went to the shore of Lisianski Inlet in the spring of 1938 to establish what...
Journalist 'Stroller' White liked a good joke - in print

...Rogers and Art Buchwald of his time." Juneau historian Bob DeArmond, who was a cub reporter for The Stroller's Weekly...bone dozens of times." For more about White, see Bob DeArmond's book, "Klondike Newsman 'Stroller' White...
Kinky Character

...from that. Working with or splicing wire on ships is called 'kinking' them. But that's a guess." Historian Bob DeArmond believed his contentious character led to the nickname. Mike Zamora said that Kinky enjoyed playing cards and hypothesized...
Southeast sagas: Chief Aanyalahaash

...with Delegate James Wickersham in Juneau and presented him with a carved medicine rattle. According to a biography by Bob DeArmond filed with the Alaska State Library, Aanyalahaash enjoyed collecting "skookum" (strong, powerful) papers. In...
Noted Southeast historian dies

Bob DeArmond, a prolific writer about the history of Alaska and one of the founding fathers of the city of Pelican, died Friday at home in...
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Last wishes

A number of people, speaking to me of the death of my father, Bob DeArmond, have expressed some dismay that there are no observances planned. He gave me precise instructions, in writing, on this point...


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