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!
Sitka's Alaska Day celebrations got underway early Saturday morning (10-18-14) with a ribbon cutting at the Sitka Sound Science Center to celebrate the renovation of the center's Sage Building. The building has a new roof, new windows, and a newly repaired exterior -- the glass for the front doors arrived late Friday night, just in time to open them to the public on Saturday morning. more
Earlier this year Sitka had a tarot card reader in residence -- he read over seventy people’s cards in a downtown coffee shop. The Tarot, it turns out, is mystical -- but not magic. Like professional therapy, it's really about looking into a mirror, as KCAW’s resident tarot skeptic, Robert Woolsey, discovered. more