The Sitka Assembly has approved, on first reading, creating an incentive program for commercial entities to use the city’s electricity. The ordinance states that customers projected to spend $75,000 a year on electricity would get a discounted rate for the the first three years.
WT McRae, a teaching artist with the Sitka Fine Arts Camp (SFAC), was joined by administrator Lauren Tronick to talk about the last week of camp and this year's line-up of final performances. They were joined by camper Kathryn Casello. Casello is one of the 213 campers this summer, who hail from 29 communities in Alaska and 10 states. Downloadable audio.Read More
by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | Apr 29, 2015 | Local News
Most of Sitka lost power for about a half-hour Wednesday afternoon (4-29-15), but the new equipment at the Blue Lake project was not to blame. A gate at the Green Lake No. 2 turbine was the culprit.
Sitka lost power for a little under an hour Wednesday afternoon when a relay tripped at the Jarvis St. diesel substation. Utility director Chris Brewton says this won't be the last outage of this kind.