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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Annette Blankenship and Megan Pasternak of the Ocean Wave Quilters Guild talk about this year's quilt auction (3-3-15). This annual silent and outcry mini quilt auction supports college scholarships for Sitka students. So far, 20 miniature quilts and 5 large quilt tops are expected to be auctioned. Downloadable audio.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries closed some waters near Angoon to purse seining in order to improve subsistence harvests, in action over the weekend (3-1-15). They also shot down the use of unmanned aircraft to aid in salmon fishing. more