Marcus Gruber is an illustrator and graphic artist from Germany. He’s in town for seven weeks as part of the Sitka Fellows program, and is working on a graphic novel. He says spending time in Sitka is like “a fairy tale,” and that he’s excited to be here.
The Morning Interview
Meet the Sitka Fellows: Marcus Gruber
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