The Morning Interview
Iron Braves take 3rd in state Robotics competition
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Mt. Edgecumbe student Nick Bouker is a junior from Dillingham, and team captain of the Iron Braves, one of two MEHS Robotics teams to compete at state earlier this month. The Iron Braves and Titanium Braves took 3rd and 4th place. With Robotics teacher Mark Nance.
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