Sports Injury Prevention
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David West, orthopedic surgeon at the Ketchikan Medical Center, discussed how to prevent sports injuries for both regular athletes and weekend warriors on today’s Morning Edition.
West encouraged athletes to both keep active and exercise incrementally to avoid injuries, among other suggestions.
A controversial mine near Southeast Alaska’s border won approval from Canada’s federal government. Critics say it could pollute salmon-bearing rivers. more
Holy Name Parish in Ketchikan will be getting a new priest in February. The Diocese of Juneau announced this week that the Rev. Patrick Travers will leave St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Juneau to serve as the pastor of Holy Name. more