Erin McKinstry, Alaska's Energy Desk - Sitka

Two peopl on a small skiff help untangle a whale

Residents rally to free entangled humpback near Tenakee Springs

Residents of Tenakee Springs were awoken in the middle of the night to a plaintive whale cry and quickly mobilized to save the trapped cetacean.
A pile of sawdust in a muddy parking lot

In a quest for cheaper energy, Kake turns to biomass heating

After looking through available renewable energy sources like solar and wind, the village of Kake turned to a resource that is readily available on the Southeast panhandle: wood.