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Alaska Airlines shut down Monday by fiber optic failure. Assembly eye opener: New mayor, members to be sworn in; city to issue $80-million in bonds for hydro expansion; sales tax holidays to be considered; Pacific High renovation contract. Sen. Mark Begich tours Air Station Sitka pellet boiler. Martin, Westman named to top ANB/ANS posts.
Tue Oct 9, 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