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...for the top 30 prize-winners was 30.6 pounds. The oldest veteran to turn in a fish, who also wins a prize, was Walter Sperl, 85. The derby raises funds for Tlingit-Haida Central Council scholarships. Fish can be turned in at Jerry's...

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News
Word of Mouth

...investigation. We, the taxpayers, are getting stuck with the bill again We remember you Charlie Gamble and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sperl's son. You made the supreme sacrifice for your country in Vietnam. My son came back. We will always grieve for...

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Opinion
Memorial Day in Juneau

...been from Juneau, Pierre said. Juneau's most recent military deaths came during the Vietnam War. Army Cpl. Donald Walter Sperl was killed in Vietnam in 1968 and Army Spc. Charles F. Gamble Jr., died in 1969 in Vietnam. Both were graduates...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052509/loc_443650979.shtml
Moving memories

...his mother said. "He was an unarmed medic," Walter Sperl said of his son, a 1965 graduate of Juneau-Douglas...so you can be free to view their wall," he said. Walter Sperl said he appreciates the visit. "Well, Donald came...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071006/loc_20060710012.shtml
News
Spring King Salmon Derby Standings

...m., Jerry's Meats. 30. Paul Bertholl, 30.6, May 25, 11:40 a.m., Jerry's Meats. Oldest veteran Walter Sperl, 85, turned in an 20.4-pound fish on May 28. The oldest veteran to turn in a fish wins $100. This year's...

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Sports
Spring King Salmon Derby Results

...11, 11 a.m., Jerry's Meats. 30. Bob Mahon, 29.8, May 22, 3:50 p.m., DeHart's. Oldest veteran - Walter Sperl, age 86, 21.6 pounds, May 30, 1:25 p.m. Smallest weigh-in - William Razpotnik, 8.0 pounds, May 30...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060103/spo_derbystats.shtml
Sports
Early leader hangs on to win spring king derby

...closed. The derby was dedicated to people who serve in the armed forces, Cavanaugh said. The derby will award $100 to Walter Sperl, 85, for being the oldest military veteran to enter a fish. He turned in a 20.4-pound king Tuesday afternoon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060202/loc_derbywinner.shtml
News
Remembering sacrifices and lamenting war

...event about an effort that got a building on the University of Alaska Southeast campus renamed for Army Cpl. Donald Walter Sperl and Army Spc. Charles F. Gamble Jr. They died in Vietnam and Juneau's most recent wartime military deaths. Thomas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052609/loc_443955157.shtml
Crew clears slide paths

...spent the morning at home, with a few driving to the avalanche site to check on progress. Fifty-year Thane resident Walter Sperl said he hasn't ever had to wait more than a day to get through an avalanche to the rest of Juneau. Briefcase in hand...

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Local
Spring King Salmon Derby

...a.m., Jerry's Meats. 30. Reynolds Skan Jr., 29.7, May 6, 10 a.m., Taku Fisheries. Oldest veteran Walter Sperl, 85, turned in an 20.4-pound fish on May 28. The oldest veteran to turn in a fish wins $100. This year's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052902/spo_salmonderby.shtml
Sports

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