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Ketchikan’s First Baby in 2016

Ketchikan’s First Baby in 2016

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The first baby born in Ketchikan in 2016 was in a hurry. Leeanna Booth was in labor less than two hours when she gave birth at home before the ambulance could arrive to take her to Ketchikan Medical Center. Tobias Elijah Burnette arrive...

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Ninth SoleStice a Sold Out Success

Ninth SoleStice a Sold Out Success

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - Dozens of pairs of shoes were bid on, bought, and brought home to closets across Ketchikan Saturday night. Along the way almost $43,000 was raised at the SoleStice, the annual shoe auction sponsored by the Ketchikan Medical Center...

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Unexpected Infant Death and SIDS

Unexpected Infant Death and SIDS

Understanding the Problem In 2014, there were about 3,500 sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) in the United States. SUID is the death of an infant less than 1 year of age that occurs suddenly and unexpectedly, and whose cause of death is not immediately obvious...

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