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Gun aficionado turns tinkering into a business

...a padded vice as the 57-year-old gunsmith removed the recoil pad, then the thru...firearms. Junk apprenticed under a German gunsmith during two tours in Germany. "It's...Junk for more than 10 years, said the gunsmith bails him out of his attempts to repair...

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Outdoors
Juneau School Board candidates come from varying walks of life

Chuck Cohen When Chuck Cohen was in high school in Philadelphia, he wanted to be a gunsmith. Cohen said he hung out in the machine shop so much, he cut other classes and dropped out of school. Chuck Cohen Now a lawyer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093099/Loc_candidates.html
Local
The fireman mayor - and proud of it

...Valentine arrived in Juneau in May 1886 and established E. Valentine Jeweler. In 1887 he was advertising himself as an assayer, gunsmith, jeweler and watchmaker. A display advertisement for his business called it "the oldest, largest and best jewelry establishment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120303/nei_firemanmayor.shtml
Neighbors
Permit delayed for mall and indoor gun range

...training simulator "and have someone shooting at you," Swendsen said.Shooters with hobbled guns can employ the service of a gunsmith certified out of the Pennsylvania gun school.The Armory may host a shooting league with competition, Swendsen said. He...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-26/permit-delayed-mall-and-indoor-gun-rang
Local
Business briefs

...Street in Lemon Creek. Two of the units have been rented, one by a cleaning and cabinet-making enterprise and the other by a gunsmith and gun store. The units have 1,000 square feet on each level, with the shop/workshop space on the bottom under a 16-foot...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011602/Biz_briefs.shtml
Business
One leg, countless contributions: Emory Valentine

...to Montana but didn't stay long, traveling to Juneau in 1886. The following year he advertised himself as an assayer, gunsmith, jeweler, and watchmaker; he bought a lot of land from Joe Juneau and built a jewelry shop. Over time, Valentine bought...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-10-16/one-leg-countless-contributions-emo
Neighbors
Starting the new year with sacraments

...anniversary a few days early with a special dinner. David J. Waarvik, 60, a retired state trooper as well as a retired gunsmith, said he enjoyed spending the evening with family. ``Fellow Christians are our family, so being here means being with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010200/Loc_sacraments.html
Local
Gun fans hope for indoor range in 2000

...That type of planning is what we're talking about now,'' he said. Rob Wright, who owns the Juneau gun sales and gunsmith store RL Sales, said he's looking forward to an indoor range but isn't holding his breath. ``It's one of those things...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092099/Loc_range.html
Local
John Gilbert Reed

...National Academy in 1972, and the Colorado School of Trades Gunsmith School in 1979. He was a radarman 3rd class in the U.S...in Juneau from June 1965 until 1977. In 1980, he opened a gunsmith shop, "Reeds Gunnery," and worked there until retiring...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073103/obi_reed.shtml
Obituaries
David Arnold Israelson

...lived in Petersburg and Juneau before moving to Yakutat in 1972. He worked at the Yakutat Chevron dealer and at the local gunsmith. He is survived by his wife Judy A. Israelson; son Glenn David Israelson; daughter-in-law Verona Israelson; father...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011502/obi_israelson.shtml
Obituaries

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