For weeks on end in February, one of the most isolated communities on Earth was cut off from the outside world with the halting of its regular helicopter flights. As KNOM reported, there was “no way on or off.”
In ’15, a Unique Race Season
In rural Alaska, "race season" rolls on. Early March finds us in-between two of the long-distance competitions that most excite our region: Iron Dog and the Iditarod.
Thanks to you, construction continues with the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios. The latest work involves the glass windows partitioning one room from another.
A few recent upgrades to our volunteer dormitory aren’t just making it a more comfortable home; they’re an investment for a crucial part of our mission.
Around the New Year, gas prices were falling everywhere in the USA — except in rural Alaska. Here’s why.
For a Valentine’s-Day-themed edition of Story49 last month, volunteer producers Kristin Leffler and Caitlin Whyte teamed up to capture stories about finding love in the sub-Arctic.
The freezing of the Bering Sea drastically changes the landscape of rural Alaska’s coastal communities. It also opens up new possibilities for transportation and subsistence.
In honor of the Last Great Race kicking off this weekend, we’re calling all Iditarod fans to join us for a quiz show!
Courtney attempts to figure out all this sled dog racing stuff before a certain big event.
Quam dedicated the win to his family after a year of personal loss; Faeo becomes Iron Dog’s first second-generation champ after seven 1st-place wins by father John Faeo.
New state standards are calling for more “rigorous” education. But in many districts, that goal is matched by a desire for more cultural relevancy in the classroom.