Commissioner to 2011 MEHS grads: "I'll be working for you."
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An audio postcard from Mt. Edgecumbe High School graduation ceremonies in Sitka.
Besides Commissioner of Education Mike Hanley, you heard the voices of keynote speaker Kathleen McCrossin, saludinarian Luki Akelkok, valedictorian Gelsey Carmichael, Joel Lueders, and Mt. Edgecumbe principal Bernie Gurule.
Student families from as far away as St. Paul Island traveled to Sitka for the event.
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Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug.
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Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more