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WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...women shared a train with two cars full of British sailors. The sailors had to walk through the women's car to get to the dining car."I got a whole bunch of British sailors' autographs," Holten said.In Seattle she stayed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/wwii-korean-war-vets-feted-honor-flight
State
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...and brutal. With the shortage of fresh water and food, the sailors of the St. Paul succumbed to scurvy and other illnesses...they described a westerly wind, stormy seas and desperate sailors fighting for their lives before capsizing and drowning.The...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/mysteries-yakobi-island-part-ii
Outdoors
Photo: Snowy ride

Mayce Bielefeld, right, Elsie and Emma Canouse, and Sailor Allgeyer, left, take advantage of the new snow to sled at Savikko Park on Tuesday. The children were on an outing with Douglas...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-11/photo-snowy-ride
Local
Wray, Fox earn All-Alaska swim honors

...Hamrick (GSC), Eva Damrill (Anchorage YMCA), Camille Dayton (Wasilla Waves, 11); 43 tie Claire Norman (GSC), Morgan Sailor (Northern Lights, 5); 45 tie Naomi Ferster (GSC), Annie Hagen (GSC, 4).15 & Over Boys - 1 Kenny Fox (GSC, 133...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-29/wray-fox-earn-all-alaska-swim-honors
Sports
Today In Sports History for March 30

1940 - Indiana routs Kansas 60-42 for the NCAA basketball championship.1943 - Ken Sailors scores 16 points to lead Wyoming to a 56-43 victory over Georgetown in the NCAA basketball championship.1981 - Sophomore guard...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-30/today-sports-history-march-30
Sports
91-year-old vet wants photos to remain vivid

...HACKENSACK, N.J. - Thoughts and words come fitfully to the old sailor. But Herman Schnipper, 91, is adamant about his wishes for...experienced by the Astoria and also the daily routine of its crew: Sailors in perfect formation for inspection. ... Shipmates mugging...

http://juneauempire.com/2014-12-28/91-year-old-vet-wants-photos-remain-vivid
'Sailor Talk' lecture highlights trans-Atlantic trip by local couple

SouthEast Alaska Sailing will host the second "Sailor Talk" event of the season from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday...Silverbow. Arrive before 6 p.m. to order food.SEAS "Sailor Talks" are an opportunity to share knowledge and stories...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-02-08/sailor-talk-lecture-highlights-trans
Outdoors
Letters from USS Juneau sailor could come to city

...received a package of copies of letters originally sent by a sailor on the doomed U.S.S. Juneau (CL-52), months before...Blohm, the woman who received about 15 handwritten letters from sailor William George Meeker Jr. of Harrison, N.J. during World...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-07/letters-uss-juneau-sailor-could-come-ci
Local
'Sail Repair and Maintenance' the topic of upcoming 'Sailor Talk'

SouthEast Alaska Sailing will be hosting their third 'Sailor Talk' event of the season from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday...this time. This event is free and open to the public. SEAS 'Sailor Talks' are an opportunity to share knowledge and stories during...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-03-08/sail-repair-and-maintenance-topic-up
Outdoors
AWOL sailor found living in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - A passport application investigation has led to the arrest of an AWOL sailor running from a Navy investigation. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 26-year-old Royce Allen Eagle of Virginia has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121710/reg_758027424.shtml
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