Sitka is one of several local departments who say the cuts are so deep, it could force their jail to close.
All of Sitka lost power for a little under an hour Wednesday afternoon when a protective relay tripped at the Jarvis St. diesel substation.
Ten days after the 80-foot tender and mail boat ran aground and sank just north of the Goddard hot springs, it’s back afloat.
"It’s, quite frankly, a place that needs some competition so we’re ready to step in and be able to provide that," says Delta Vice President Mike Medeiros.
The City of Sitka wants to have some regulations in place by the time the public use of marijuana becomes legal in Alaska on February 24.
Another large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.
Four people were rescued from the F/V Eyak early Monday morning after the boat went aground near Calligan Island, just north of the Goddard hot springs.
Southeast Alaska king salmon trollers are having a strong winter season, thanks to good catches on the outer coast outside of Sitka.
The state Board of Game is holding its regional meeting in Juneau this week.
The State Board of Game met this weekend in Juneau to consider a number of proposed changes to Southeast hunting regulations.