Economic forum counts on your voice
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Garry White, executive director of the Sitka Economic Development Association, explains the second annual economic forum, to be held April 16 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Centennial Hall. He’s joined by Steve Reifenstuhl, vice president of the SEDA board. The idea of the forum is for members of the community to share ideas on how to stabilize and grow Sitka’s economy.
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
Martina Kurzer, with Sitkans Against Family Violence, outlines plans for SAFV's Community Training, Saturdays 9 AM - 4 PM and Mondays 6 PM - 9 PM, September 6 - 26, Unitarian Fellowship Hall. Find a schedule here. more