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Sitka High’s Jon De La Cruz (Sr.) may be the basketball team’s only senior, but his coach, Andy Lee, calls him “the bridge man” who has held the team together since his sophomore year. The pair discuss the remaining 3A conference schedule (against Mt. Edgecumbe) and this weekend’s matchup against state 3A powerhouse ACS. With KCAW’s Brian Hanson.
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Jon De La Cruz: SHS’s only senior is not a lone Wolf
News broke over the weekend that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott may be combining his campaign with that of Independent Bill Walker. In Sitka recently, Mallott argued the key issue in November is whether Alaskans' voices will be heard in state government, and said Walker remains, on social issues, a "conservative Republican." more
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