Blue skies bring more than sunshine and light breezes to Sitka. Morning fog is common as the air warms up slightly. Last Sunday morning (6-9-13) photographer Owen Kindig saw a cloud bank roiling over Kruzof Island, and set up his camera near Eliason Harbor to capture this time lapse video. We think poet Carl Sandburg may have come up with a different metaphor if he had seen Sitka fog roll in: We get the little feet, and the rest of the cat too!
Little cat feet?
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