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Honoring Col. Van Winkle

...assigned as a driver to 2nd Lt. Archie Van Winkle. They grew close quickly, Seymour...19-year-old high school dropout. Van Winkle had previously been a Staff Sergeant...said, the company didn't know Van Winkle had received a Medal of Honor...
Assembly to consider memorial, CIP transfers

...consider accepting the acquisition of the Archie Van Winkle Memorial at Monday's meeting. Van Winkle served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Korean...Alaskan to have received the Medal of Honor. Van Winkle passed away in 1986, and his memorial was...
On the Trails: Rambling

...make-believe critter on the trail. We couldn't put a name to it, so we just called it Mossy (see photo). A Rip Van Winkle sort of critter, sleeping for a long time? An escapee from the Ark? An antediluvian creature revisiting the earth...
Commission honors veteran memorial

Juneau's Archie Van Winkle memorial recently was recognized...Alaska Veterans Advisory Council. Van Winkle served in the Marine Corps during...Carothers was a close friend of the late Van Winkle, who died in Ketchikan but was born...
Vets remember a brother who laid a wreath at the Archie Van Winkle memorial near the south end of South...him, but he's their brother. Van Winkle, of Juneau, was one of more than...Reservoir during the Korean War. Van Winkle was a Marine who earned the congressional...
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...
Sprucing up for Memorial Day

...Sgt. Joe Java III apply monument paint to the Archie Van Winkle Medal of Honor Monument near the Mount Roberts Tramway. The trio took it upon themselves to touch up the marker. Van Winkle was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during...
Dillingham and friends tell variety of stories downtown

...about a man who inherits a magical harp from a group of fairies; and "Keel-Wee," a Korean story in the vein of Rip Van Winkle. He will also perform "Ferdinand the Bull," the famous children's story; and "Billy and Harry," a story about...
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In the Stacks: New books on CD and tape for kids tapes and CDs to choose from. We've added "Fairytale Favorites," "Tales from cultures far and near," "Rip Van Winkle and Gulliver's Travels," and "Animal Tales," which are good for preschool kids and older (yes, older kids...
Outside editorial: Fidel Castro, Internet junkie

...raved about the profound impact of the Web. "Do you know what this means, comrade?" he asked, like some sort of Rip Van Winkle waking up in the 21st century. The Internet, he said, "has put an end to secrets. ... We are seeing a high level...


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