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Big pricetag for Kake's energy intertie

...currently serves Ketchikan, Petersburg and Wrangell with low-cost energy from two hydroelectric facilities at Swan Lake and Tyee Lake and hopes to add Kake - which has some of the highest electricity prices in Southeast Alaska - to the mix. "We had a...
My Turn: Isn't a third of Tongass in wilderness enough?

...generations? Sen. Frank Murkowski obtained federal approval for the Southeast Alaska power grid. Except for the Swan Lake-Tyee Lake section out of Ketchikan, now under construction, the rest of the route has yet to be designated. More wilderness can...
This is the 21st century

...made to train gas pipeline workers. The governor is criticized for failure to seek funds to complete the Swan Lake-Tyee Lake Intertie. Alaska is faced with a lawsuit to block extending power from Juneau to Greens Creek and Hoonah. So, the governor...
My Turn: There is economic hope for Southeast

...Ketchikan's Swan Lake hydro plant to Wrangell-Petersburg's Tyee Lake plant, is under construction. The next phase is an intertie...Missing is a proposal to hook the Southeast Intertie at Tyee Lake with the large Canadian hydro electric plant under construction...
Should Ketchikan rejoin Alaska?

...that Ketchikan is financing and improving the harbor for cruise ships without Ballot Measure 2, and why the Swan Lake-Tyee Lake intertie is necessary. But be prepared, Ketchikan, more misinformation might be coming. One candidate for mayor of...
Anti-Alaskan Democrats pose a threat to the future of the Southeast economy

...trends positively. Ketchikan is developing its shipyard and pushing Gravina access and development. The Swan Lake-Tyee Lake Intertie is going ahead, a new 14-mile road provides better access to Metlakatla. Kake seeks to develop power at Thomas...
My Turn: Gravina Island, the only way to go

...industry. By the time the bridge is completed, Ketchikan should have additional power from completion of the Swan Lake-Tyee Lake Intertie. The shipyard might be completed and operating at full potential. The timber, salmon and tourism industries...
Southeast towns close to winning OK for power intertie

...said. The first line on the grid connecting hydroelectric projects at Swan Lake, 30 miles northeast of Ketchikan, and Tyee Lake, almost 40 miles southeast of Wrangell has been permitted and has most of its funding. From there the lines could be...
Ketchikan, all-American city, rises again

...third needed improvement is completion of the Swan Lake-Tyee Lake Intertie. Ketchikan needs the power for its expanding...priced diesel fuel. While construction on the Swan Lake-Tyee Lake Intertie is stalled, a 9.7-mile underwater power...
My turn: Time to turn on the power to complete the Swan Lake-Tyee Lake Intertie, the first phase of the...electric plants such as Swan Lake, Tyee lake, the proposed Thomas Bay project...problem for Southeast Alaska is that Tyee Lake and Swan Lake are part of the four-dam...


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