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Sitkans hear ideas for 50-meter competition pool at Mt. Edgecumbe High School. Controversial quarry dropped from Planning Commission agenda for time being. Forest Service to take public comment on proposed cabin closures. Ballot Measure 2 attracts substantial spending before tomorrow’s primary election.
Mon Aug 27, 2012
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