Morning Edition Interviews

Sports Injury Prevention

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.

Recent News

Both sides represented at pot-prop hearing

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A Ketchikan hearing on Proposition 2, a ballot measure that seeks to legalize marijuana, was well-attended Thursday. About two-dozen local residents were there, and comments reflected the statewide debate with opinions on both sides of the issue. more

Student greenhouses prompt Thorne Bay restaurant purchase

A students works in the Thorne Bay greenhouse.
There are no restaurants in the approximately 500-person town of Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales Island. But that looks like it’s going to change. more