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Bicycle activist and health educator Doug Osborne describes some of the events planned for Sitka during National Bicycle Month in Sitka, including the Bike Rodeo (Sat May 4 at the USCG hangar), Bike to School Day (Wed May 8), Bike to Work Week (May 13-17), Bike to Work Day Pancake Breakfast (Fri May 17, 7:30-9 at UAS). For complete information visit Celebrate Sitka Cycling online.
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‘Bicycle Month’ activities planned in Sitka
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