By Chris Klint, Alaska Dispatch News
“Thousands of Matanuska Electric Association members were without power Tuesday morning, after officials with the co-op say an underground electric line was struck during digging.
Officials with MEA first mentioned the outage, in the Knik-Goose Bay Road/Fairview Loop area near Wasilla, shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday. All power was restored by shortly after 10 a.m.
MEA spokeswoman Julie Estey said that about 4,500 people were affected by the outage…”