Event to showcase electric vehicles

...people who drive them every day," said Duff Mitchell, one of the event's organizers...interested in going electric. According to Duff, Juneau is the "ideal spot for electric...see a wide range of options available. Duff said he hopes the event will serve as more...
On writing: How to think and write at the same time trying to say. Am I talking about all the people in the town? Or just the ones that Hillary inspired to get up off their duffs and vote for the first time?By making me ask those questions, commas help me think. They help me run back and forth in my...
Firefighters battle two Juneau wildfires

...Wildfires in Southeast forests are fueled by duff, the layer of organic materials ( just ends up burning down into that duff. And you can kind of be walking on a that's burning three feet in the duff," he said. "So it just takes a long...
At National Guard reunion, veterans reminisce, swap stories

...freezing out there in 40 (below) zero," retired Lt. Colonel Duff Mitchell said to Leonard R. Johnson, a 60-year-old veteran...that tour."He got busted for fishing trout over there," Duff Mitchell said, laughing, "And we were saying, 'Hey! He...
Photos: Charging for no charge

Duff Mitchell, right, watches as Rodney Hesson, assistant business manager for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers...
Photos: Tesla comes to town

...Vehicle Association, right, stands with executive director of the Juneau Economic Development Council Brian Holst, left, and Duff Mitchell, of the JEDC Electric Vehicle Work Group, next to Hall's Tesla Model S electric car outside the Juneau Economic...
Empire Editorial: Put it 'cold out'

...Alaska, fire most often takes hold in the duff layer of our forests or beach fringes. This "duff" consists of dry grasses, cast-off tree...accumulate over many seasons. In some areas, the duff layer could be three to four feet deep.Instead...
Juneau powerless in bill

...needed for bonding. The project southeast of Juneau will likely cost $150 million to build, Juneau Hydropower managing director Duff Mitchell said. The project's federal permits are complete and the company should be ready to start construction about a year...
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Alaska Science Forum: Creepy crawlies of the north aren't from around here

...earthworms improve it for many plants. But in other areas of the U.S., scientists have documented earthworms removing the duff layer of the soil upon which some plants depend. Bowser said farmers in Alaska are curious about worms but have not yet reported...
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...Driving the Rain at Mendenhall." At 12:30 p.m. Greg Fisk shares his plan for "Downtown Circulator Transit." At 1 p.m. Duff Mitchell will present "Electrifying the Downtown Cruise Ship Dock." This program would cut air emissions from ships while...


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