59-year old Richard A. Forst pleaded guilty in Sitka Superior Court on January 31, 2022, to one count of misdemeanor count of criminal mischief, and one felony count of theft, for diverting electric power at his home home and business – for at least the last seven years.
Sitka began experiencing widespread power outages shortly after 1:15 a.m. out Halibut Point Road, downtown and on Japonski Island. Due to the weather event, Raven Radio is temporarily off the air. Until our signal is up-and-running again, updates will be posted to our website and Facebook page.
Some electric utility customers could be without power for several hours today (8-27-20). The Electric department is making improvements to the Marine Street Substation. As a result, Sitkans may experience outages between the hours of 6 a.m. and 12 p.m.Read More