Perry Edwards and Michelle Putz and the “Snow Leopard”
The Geo's new electric motor (blue, at left) is about the size of a watermelon.
Recycle Sitka director Norm Campbell with a donated Nissan pickup. The new electric motor is just as powerful as the gas engine it replaces — and has only one moving part.
Sitka High School auto shop teacher believes that the electric conversions can be done by any competent mechanic.
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Conversion class to put more electric cars on Sitka streets
Due to Hurricane Oho, the National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for coastal areas of Southeast Alaska, including Baranof Island, from 8 AM to 7 PM Friday, October 9. Forecasters say residents should expect sustained winds of 40 - 55 mph, with gusts to 75. more