Seventy years ago today, Feb. 22, 1947, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. It reopened as a public boarding school in 1985 and a lot has changed over the decades.
George Donart is the Alaska state coordinator for the Citizen’s Climate Lobby. He’ll be in Sitka this weekend meeting with local officials and school groups, and discussing the CCL’s Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal.