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...record straight on `Dixie' By Mike Orford Historical accuracy can be elusive...for carrying out such a project. Mike Orford Juneau Share this page: Print Email Reddit Archives Letter by Mike Orford Setting the record straight on...
Holiday train rally entertains young, old

...display at the first-ever holiday train rally held at the museum. Many stood silent for minutes at a time, watching. Mike Orford, who organized the rally, remembers having a similar reaction to model trains when, in 1952, Santa Claus brought...
Sun spotters

Mike Orford, left, and Michael Orelove scope out sun spots and sun flares Tuesday at Marine Park. Orelove, who calls himself a sidewalk...
Counterfeit $20s, $100s pop up in Juneau businesses

...printed on low-quality copy paper and warned his employees to be on the lookout for more. "They don't feel right," Mike Orford said. Orford was a customer at the Mendenhall Valley Breeze In when a man handed a fake $100 bill to a cashier. The...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...actually a C-47, not a DC-3, but the planes were used interchangeably so she's considered a DC-3,'' said Mike Orford, who informed the airshow committee about Dixie's imminent sale a month ago. Built in either 1943 or 1944, the...
My Turn: Lack of sleep may explain some marine mishaps time that people start listening. Good luck, Will. Same to you, Harvey. You'll be vindicated in the end. Mike Orford is a marine engineer in Juneau who worked for the state ferry system in the past.
... for help with the model train rally

...for enabling the event to happen. My apologies to anybody I may have inadvertently failed to mention and thanks to the community of Juneau, which joined us and made it worthwhile for me just by enjoying it. Happy holidays everybody! Mike Orford
Setting the record straight on `Dixie'

...that is, unless we are able to bring her up to Juneau and restore her for display. If so, then she might have one more job to do. I'm encouraged by the level of support in Juneau for carrying out such a project. Mike Orford Juneau
Citizens pushing ballot initiatives

...anger and fear of what happened in the wake of the avalanches," said one of the co-sponsors of the initiative, Mike Orford. He said a ballot initiative would help raise the public's consciousness about how AEL&P is managed and offer a...


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