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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/senator-upbeat-sitka-luncheon
Local
Power from rain

...city-owned 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-18/power-rain
Local
Alaska dam expansion undergoing cost review

JUNEAU - The Blue Lake dam expansion near Sitka will go over...work 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-28/alaska-dam-expansion-undergoing-cost-re
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/28th-alaska-legislature-plain-english
State
Keeep money in state budget for Blue Lake hydro project expansion

...5 million for expanding Sitka's Blue Lake hydroelectric project. We have been...projects in the Pacific Northwest, Blue Lake will not disturb salmon runs. It...valuable and sustainable industry. The Blue Lake project has broad support in Sitka...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2011-05-25/keeep-money-state-budget-blue-lake-hy
Letters
Blue Lake water rights acquired

SITKA - S2C Global Systems of Las Vegas says it has acquired rights to Sitka's Blue Lake water for bulk sales. S2C says it has acquired a 50 percent interest in a company called Alaska Resource and Management, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100708/reg_341273144.shtml
Biologists collar Baranof goats to track movement

...part of research into potential effects of expanding the Blue Lake hydroelectric project, which serves Sitka. The collars...research for funding was unavailable. Studies for the Blue Lake hydro expansion project opened the door for Fish and Game...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092110/sta_710512446.shtml
News
Some goat hunting ends on Baranof Island

...Unit 4 on Baranof Island. The affected areas are the Blue Lake, Glacier Lake, Bear Lake, Indigo Lake and Medvejie...showing small home ranges and high seasonal fidelity in the Blue Lake area. The majority of Baranof Island will remain open...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-07-10/some-goat-hunting-ends-baranof-island
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-28/new-sitka-administrator-transitions-com
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-14/sitka-plans-alaska-day-despite-shutdown
State

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