Tag Archives: Cindy Edwards

Vastola: Doc Talk on unintentional injuries in children Weds

Dr. David Vastola, a pediatrician at SEARHC, and Cindy Edwards talk about pediatric injury, from "near misses" to serious incidents, and what parents can do to protect their children. Dr. Vastola invites all Sitkans to his Doc Talk 7 PM Wed Oct 8 at the Hames Center.

Dr. Vega: Doc Talk on STIs set for tonight

Dr. Irbert Vega of SEARHC demystifies sexually transmitted infections and treatment options. Alongside Cindy Edwards, he invites all Sitkans to a Doc Talk tonight at the Hames Center at 7pm.

Tues Apr 1, 2014

The Sitka School District goes looking for teachers in Seattle. Roller derby picks up speed across Southeast. And is Juneau healthier than Sitka? Don't make us laugh.

Juneau healthier than Sitka? Don’t make us laugh!

During a break in the legislature, Juneau residents take the air in Cope Park.A study released last week by the University of Wisconsin concluded that Sitka is the second-healthiest community in the state of Alaska -- behind Juneau.The results of the study were a shot in the arm to Juneau which, frankly, seems a little more sedentary and bureaucratic than Sitka. KCAW’s Robert Woolsey spoke with Cindy Edwards, director of the Hames Center, to learn what can be done to put Sitka on top.

Shop students raise a bit of hoop-la at Sitka gym

Cindy_Edwards_Thor_Becker_Brant_Brantman - CopyManufacturing -- like everything else -- is becoming more computerized, but instead of replacing craftsmanship, digital technology is opening up possibilities for students to create things in ways that simply weren’t practical five or ten years ago. Three kids at Sitka High School are building a tool -- really just a customized piece of metal -- to do an unsung, but important, job in the community. And as KCAW’s Robert Woolsey reports, their collaboration points toward a future where we’ll make stuff differently.