Honoring Gil Truitt, lifelong Mt. Edgecumbe Brave and caretaker of local history

Mt. Edgecumbe High School celebrated Gil Truitt Day on Tuesday and honored the Tlingit elder and local historian with a plaque dedication and tribute. The holiday has been part of the school’s Founders Week celebrations for two years, but it’s particularly poignant this year, the first since the death of the former teacher and administrator last July. Read More