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Brave Heart staff Willow Moore and Amanda Taylor discuss this Friday’s banquet in honor of the organization’s dedicated volunteers, Cupcakes & Kudos (5:30-9PM Fri May 31, Harrigan Centennial Hall, tickets $30 Old Harbor Books). Learn more about Brave Heart Volunteers.
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Brave Heart to honor volunteers Friday
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