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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...
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...
An Alaskan Idiot's Guide to voting on SB 21

This one goes out to all the Rip Van Winkles out there: There's an election on Tuesday.In case you missed the past eight months of TV ads (note to those under 25: a TV...
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...
Outside column: Breaking down the political bracket

...the bubble right now, baybeeeee, but if he gets into the game, he could be huge. Definitely a member of my All Rip Van Winkle Team - he's a sleeper. Chuck Hagel: Sorrrrrrry, Chuckie, but you go to your left too often to win the Republican...
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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Photo: Colorful tribute

Carol Ackerson trims the yellow and blue pansies in the garden that circles the Archie Van Winkle Memorial on South Franklin Street on Monday. "We were trying to make this special for the state's 50th anniversary," said Ackerson, who works for the city's landscape division.
Alaska editorial: Lawmakers are feeling Exxon angst

...partner with one or multiple entities to bring the project to fruition. Would anyone in the Legislature who didn't Rip Van Winkle through the entire process have remotely imagined that ExxonMobil, the largest holder of natural gas on the North Slope...
CBJ project to control vehicle, pedestrian free-for-all

...plans to adjust pedestrian activity in the cruise terminal uplands staging area.Currently the crosswalk near the Archie Van Winkle memorial is the most used in the area, Uchytil said."If you went down here any time during the summer when there...
Fisherman's Bend/Andrew's Marina offered to the city market fisheries facility study. It also will recommend to the assembly to approve the transfer of the Archie Van Winkle Memorial to the city. The memorial honors the only Alaskan to receive the Medal of Honor. Contact reporter Sarah Day...


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