Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell capitalized on a weather delay at Juneau’s airport on Sunday (11-11-12) to catch a bite in downtown Sitka, at the Larkspur Cafe on the first floor of KCAW’s Cable House. An aide took this picture and put it on the Governor’s Twitter feed. With election season finally over, it’s worth asking Alaska’s chief executive: Is the ketchup bottle half-full?
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