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Forest service, Sitka restore gold mining site in land swap

...service.The land swap gave the Boomer Lands to the U.S. Forest Service in exchange for an area that flooded when the Blue Lake dam was raised and the reservoir overflowed.Sitka Conservation Society executive director Andrew Thoms says the agency...
Hortense Genevieve Dickey

...Robert Haight, as well as her parents.Gen and Don's ashes will be buried together in a private family cemetary at Blue Lakes Ranch, Idaho. Condolences can be sent in care of Dru Fenster, P.O. Box 210316, Auke Bay, Alaska 99821. Memorial...
Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...not considered a renewable resource," she said. "They obviously don't live in the Tongass." Murkowski toured the Blue Lake Dam while in Sitka to see the progress being made on the expansion of the city's hydroelectric source. As ranking member...
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...for signs of failure.In Sitka, Indian River reached 25 feet, just shy of flood stage, and rising water is putting Blue Lake Dam's new expansion to the test.According to National Weather Service forecasters in Juneau, Southeast Alaska is...
Claude Kenneth Odell

...for Clear Creek Logging on the C-Lady. He became a well respected carpenter in Sitka and elsewhere. He worked on the Blue Lake Dam project in Sitka as well as for Sitka Sound Seafood. In 1986 he moved back to Pelican where he used his carpenter...
New Sitka administrator transitions from communism

...Gorman said he talked with the department leaders and Assembly members about their priorities, including making sure the Blue Lake hydro project continues on schedule, and restoring confidence in the administrator's post."Job number one was to...
The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

...Export Authority can borrow money for two mines in Southeast, and the Alaska Energy Authority can loan Sitka money for its Blue Lake dam.HB 298CONFIDENTIALITY OFPERFORMANCE REVIEWSState employee performance reviews are confidential now.HB 301STATE MED...
Power from rain electric company is raising Blue Lake Dam by 83 feet and adding three new...sources of hydropower: Green Lake and Blue Lake.Green Lake produces 11 megawatts...manager for the dam-raising project.Blue Lake has a "nameplate capacity" of 6...
Sitka plans Alaska Day despite shutdown

...the Army vehicles will not cause a complete lack of impressive machines in the parade, because the contractors on the Blue Lake Dam have stepped in."The folks out the road are going to bring in one of their big excavators ... so they already...
Alaska dam expansion undergoing cost review

JUNEAU - The Blue Lake dam expansion near Sitka will go on the dam will shut off access to Blue Lake, the city's regular water source...when the dam expansion is complete, Blue Lake will inundate more than 360 acres of...


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