Tag: Medvejie Hatchery

City to buy emergency transformer for Medvejie Hatchery

The Sitka Assembly permitted the city to sell an unusable transformer at the Medvejie Hatchery. The transformer, which was intended to replace 35-year-old units, has a fatal design flaw and can't be used. At the same time, they authorized staff to purchase a new transformer for immediate installation. Read More

Salmon fry lost in 2 weekend accidents

More than a million salmon fry died over the weekend in two separate accidents at Sitka hatcheries. In one case, a closed valve stopped water flow through a raceway. In the other, a clogged intake and a faulty alarm are to blame. Read More

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