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Photo: A trip north

...the yellow van they drove 25,000 miles through the Americas to Alaska over the last 10 months. They hope to sell their Volkswagen van in Juneau before flying home. If not, they will come back at a later date and continue on their adventure.Editor's...
John Holmquist

...Subsequently began work at B.M. Behrends Bank (now Key Bank) where he remained for almost 20 years. He then purchased the local Volkswagen dealership and later added a Ford franchise to create Evergreen Motors which he operated for over 20 years. Owning a business...
Marie Martha Savikko

...White Eagle. After many seasons of fishing, she worked at the National Bank of Alaska and then as business manager at Eero Volkswagen, before retiring in 1981. Post retirement, Martha taught aerobics and the 55 Alive - Mature Driver's Course at Mountain...
Chileans on Pan American Highway trek

...Castillo started their dream journey up the Pan American Highway, from Chile, the rear of their metallic green and white 1982 Volkswagen Beetle sported only the title of their Facebook page - Fesde Chile hasta Alaska (From Chile to Alaska, in English). Approximately...
JPD searches for parolee on the lam

...from police earlier this month.According to a press release, an off-duty officer sighted DeTemple driving a 1999 green Volkswagen Passat on April 6 near the airport. When DeTemple realized he was spotted, he sped off, nearly striking the officer with...
Team Sheufelt kept cyclist on course

...and Allan Moltmaker of Mount Clemens, Mich.John and Sara Lang of Juneau drove the errand vehicle, the Sheufelt's own Volkswagen van. The errand vehicle was in charge of shopping, delivery and laundry, and stayed close at hand at night, as Sheufelt...
Oldaker breaks American powerlifting record

...his knees, places his hands on the bar just slightly wider and, back locked, raises what looks like the amount a small Volkswagen should weigh.The car is set gently back done. The pressure relaxed.Then the lift goes up again ... and done.Oldaker...
Police & Fire for Thursday, May 15, 2014

...estimated at $500.? At 6:39 p.m. Tuesday, a 41-year-old man reported that the front passenger window of his wife's Volkswagen was broken while it was parked in the driveway of his residence in the 8800 block of Gail Avenue. The damage occurred Tuesday...
Empire Editorial: Senators promise more foreign workers for Alaska

...of the slime line work in the state. They gutted fish, shelled crab and manned the cannery line. They lived in tents and Volkswagen vans parked on gravel pull-outs across the state, then went back to school with enough money to pay for their studies...
Photo: Car upended, driver injured in crash

Juneau Police Department Sgt. Dave Wrightson examines a 1984 Volkswagen on Tuesday near DeHart's Auke Bay Store. The driver, a 24-year-old woman, was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital...


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