Kupreanof Opposes Northern Route For Kake Intertie

PETERSBURG, AK The small city of Kupreanof is opposing the northern route for an electrical connection from hydro-powered Petersburg to diesel-powered Kake. The Kupreanof city council remains in support of supplying Kake with cheaper, cleaner power but Kupreanof residents don’t want the project to cut through their community.

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A legal moose harvested this year lays in the back of a truck. Photo courtesy of ADF&G
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