The frozen eagle
- I had to smile when I saw the picture of the beautifully painted
eagle on the KPU truck! That eagle no doubt has different significance
to different people. Up until maybe 25 to 30 years or so ago,
Ketchikan admittedly suffered from an awful lot of power outages!
I know that when I moved back to Ketchikan in 1987, after an
absence of almost 20 years, I made sure I packed a nice oil lamp
and a hefty supply of candles. There are a lot of folks who still
have stories about holiday turkeys and dinners left half-cooked
in the dark because of a power outage. It's bound to happen once
in awhile in any town visited by wind and rain of the super-sized
kinds experienced in Ketchikan! The response to the temporary
inconvenience of a blackout ranged from amused to downright angry
it just happened too often back then. - More...
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