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September 11 is one of three Americorps National Days of Service. Garrett Bauer, Alyssa Wooden, and Melissa Berger discuss the firehall’s plans to climb stairs in the Cathedral Arms in honor of their colleagues who lost their lives on 9-11-01. The event will be held Sat Sep 14, 10AM – 1PM. A “New Beginnings” drive will be held at the same time at the firehall to collect materials for kits to give people who’ve lost their homes to fire or other disaster.
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Americorps, firehall celebrate National Day of Service
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