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Assembly discusses low water levels, police statistics


January 24, 2019

Water levels in Swan and Tyee lakes were a hot topic at Tuesday night’s assembly meeting. Mayor Steve

Prysunka gave a presentation to the borough assembly, informing them that Wrangell might be facing power supply issues in the future. He

explained that there are three communities in question with this looming issue: Wrangell, Petersburg, and Ketchikan. Ketchikan gets most of its power from Swan Lake, while the power plant at Tyee supplies Wrangell and Petersburg. However, extra power from Tyee Lake can be sold to Ketchikan, when it is available. Prysunka said that the Southeast Alaska...

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