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Winds as high as 120 mph snap power lines to Middle Bay, Chiniak and Pasagshak, difficult location means repairs are days away

High winds overnight snapped two poles supporting the power lines to Middle Bay, Chiniak and Pasagshak throwing those communities into darkness. Kodiak Electric Association President and CEO Darren Scott told KMXT about a half-hour ago that people in the affected areas can expect a long outage, perhaps through the rest of the week. While there is no way to monitor …

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Power outages for Bells Flats, Chiniak, and Pasagshak today, for Coast Guard soon

KEA crews have been working for years to transition system from old navy days. This week’s work is final part of that project. Bells Flats, Chiniak, and Pasagshak outage Monday, and outages for base are being coordinated with command. Power was expected to be back on by 2:00 p.m., if not sooner.   Kodiak’s wind generators. Photo via AlaskaPublicMedia.org. Kodiak …

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Kodiak experiences widespread power outage

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak experienced a widespread power outage Sunday night. According to a Kodiak Electric Association press release, high winds affected the transmission lines that carry power from Terror Lake to the city near Pillar Mountain. As a result, most of town through the Monashka Bay area lost power a little after 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. As stated in the …

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