Sitka’s “Choose Respect” march is set for Thursday, March 28, from Totem Square to the Crescent Harbor shelter. State officials will be on hand, as will Sitkans, to take a stand against domestic violence and sexual assault. Martina Kurzer and Katie Davis talk about the statewide “Choose Respect” campaign.
The Morning Interview
‘Choose Respect’ march set for Thursday
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