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City-wide power outage on Friday blamed on faulty relays at Blue Lake hydro plant, loss of landline phone service remains a mystery. Proposed redistricting plan creates some new electoral challenges for legislators. State’s new office space program possibly violates procurement code.
Mon Jul 22, 2013
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