As if it weren’t embarrassing enough to admit to your kids that you listened to music before CD’s, here’s proof that some of us pre-date even color film. A number of the robust youth pictured here are still connected to Raven Radio in some way — can you spot them? Hint: There is at least one current employee, one current volunteer, and one current board member, and none is wearing a striped sweater!
Raven's 30th Anniversary
After 53 years of continuous service, the turbines at Sitka’s Blue Lake Hydro plant are quiet. Walt Dangel, one of the original powerhouse operators at Blue Lake, threw the switches turning off the plant in a small decommissioning ceremony Monday morning (8-18-14). Dangel was assisted by Frank Rogers, Sitka’s senior plant operator. The two old turbines produce a combined 6 megawatts of power. They’re being replaced by three new turbines that will produce 16 megawatts. more
Sitka Fellow Rachel Baxter discusses her work as a multimedia artist and printmaker. Baxter will host a free experimental drawing workshop on Wednesday, August 20th, at 7:30p.m. The workshop will focus on fumage, the act of drawing with smoke. more