The Morning Interview
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Performer Roblin Gray Davis and Sitka Fest director Paul Cox talk about this weekend’s presentation of “Enlightenment on E Floor North” (2:30 PM Sat Jun 15, Odess Theater, $10 at the door), which is touring Southeast Alaska with the Strange Attractor Theater Company. Strange Attractor is in residence at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp this summer. Sitka Fest will host 50 events over the next three months.
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