Tag: hydroelectric

City to pilot downtown people-mover for summer tourism

The Sitka Assembly has given interim city administrator Phillip Messina his first homework assignment: to work with local agencies to pilot a downtown shuttle for tourists. The also passed, on final reading, a critical areas ordinance that allows property owners to waive geotechnical requirements in known landslide zones. Read More

Blue Lake powers Sitka, while Green Lake awaits repair

While the Green Lake power station remains closed, all of Sitka’s energy needs are being met by the Blue Lake Dam. Utility Director Bryan Bertacchi updated the Sitka Assembly on the town’s power situation during its regular meeting this week (10-25-16). The Green Lake plant was shut down on October 17th, when an intake gate failed during a routine inspection. Read More

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