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SHS Wrestling coach Aaron Routon says his team has the makings of a strong season, after returning from the first meet of the season in Petersburg. Swimmers are just back from Juneau. Coach Robby Jarvill says his athletes saw competitors from around the region for the first time this weekend.
The Morning Interview
SHS Wrestling off to good start; Swimming strong in Juneau
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