“Next year is going to be a bad year, but it’s going to be the best year of all the bad years to come,” said Nome School Superintendent Shawn Arnold.
Four Mushers Set for Weekend Nome-Council 200 Race
Tom Jamgochian, Stephanie Johnson, Deanna Hacker, and Rolland Trowbridge will race from Nome to Council and back.
“Iditarod is everything,” says Jenn. “It is all-consuming, life-giving, spirit-rejuvenating insanity…and I only wish it could last forever.”
State, federal and local law enforcement agencies worked to arrest three Nome men who now face felony drug charges related to possessing and distributing heroin, prescription drugs, marijuana, and ethylone.
A family from Seldovia left Nome for a trek to Kotzebue on Friday, hoping to learn more about the effects of climate change along the way.
A recent study reveals that 51 percent of women in the Nome Census area have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence — or both — during their lifetimes.
Join KNOM on Sounding Board with our guests Panganga Pungowiyi with Kawerak Wellness and Kari van Delden, M Ed., with UAF Cooperative Extension Service.
After two prior attempts, this year’s Red Lantern, Cindy Abbott, completed her first Iditarod. She is the first woman (and only the second person) to summit Mt. Everest and complete the 1,000-mile sled dog race.
Nome could be home to a deep-draft Arctic port as early as 2020, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Watch three videos of Lance and Jason Mackey discussing dog deaths, saving another musher’s team, and if they have another 1,000-mile race left.
From halfway awards to best dog care to rookie of the year, the annual banquet that closes the Iditarod allowed mushers to tell stories about their own Last Great Race.