Uncategorized

MEHS athletes show strength, focus at 40th Native Olympics

SITKA, ALASKA Mt. Edgecumbe high school students made a strong showing at this year’s Native Youth Olympics.
The 40th annual Olympics were held last weekend in Anchorage.
As one of the only individual schools competing against larger school districts, the Edgecumbe team put up several impressive individual performances, and fell short of a three-way tie for fourth place by only two points.
© Copyright 1970, Raven Radio Foundation Inc.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Panel considers pros, cons of commercial marijuana in Sitka

Chamber marijuana panel (l to r) Scott Brylinski, Robin Koutchak, Robyn Taylor, Sheldon Schmitt. Other than practical business matters, the Chamber audience was interested in making sure that legalization did not increase the use of marijuana by kids. (KCAW photo/Robert Woolsey)
During this week’s Chamber meeting (1-28-15), members talked with local officials who are helping to shape the policies that Sitka may adopt if commercial marijuana becomes a reality. more

Nomination close Friday for BP Teachers of Excellence

Tara Stevens, Associate Director for Government & Public Affairs with BP, discusses the company's teacher recognition program, BP Teachers of Excellence. Nominations are open through Friday, Januar 30. Nomination forms can be found online here. There have been two recent Sitka winners, Christy Anderson (2014) and Michael Mahoney (2012), both from Mt. Edgecumbe High School. Stevens is hoping to see more nominations from Sitka this year. Thirty-three teachers will be recognized in the 20th anniversary year of the program. Downloadable audio. more