The Raven Radio time-warp is clearly in evidence in this picture. Many of these fresh-faced youth are still close to the station today. (l to r, top to bottom) Burt Augst, Lily Herwald, Emma Wilbur (in mom’s arms), Clea Will (on dad’s shoulders), Liz Will, Carolyn Servid, Jeb Sharp, Steve Will, and Dorik Mechau. This picture might have been taken just a few years ago except that Clea is a newlywed and Emma is a near-freshman — in college!
Raven's 30th Anniversary
Utility director Chris Brewton and Blue Lake expansion project manager Dean Orbison discuss the status of Sitka's current generation outage, as a penstock is installed at the new Blue Lake powerhouse. While Blue Lake hydro is down, the city is running on Green Lake hydro, plus a new Solar Titan diesel turbine -- one of the first permanent installations of this unit in Alaska. more