Pomp and smiles
Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka graduated 89 students on Thursday (5-3-12) in the Sitka Performing Arts Center. September Campbell-Burkett delivered the Salutatory Address; Abigayle Fisher was Valedictorian. Graduating students hail from all across the state: From St. Paul Island to Nanwalek, Kwethluk, Koyuk, Bethel, and Hoonah (to name a very few!). Nice work grads — and keep smiling!
Twenty Native languages, including Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian, became official state languages on Thursday, Oct. 23. For Sitka resident Heather Powell, the signing marked a personal victory for a member of her family. more
Phil Mooney with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game talks about the deer habitat study, begun this summer with variety of agencies. more