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PROFILE: Ian Foster

Nome is in the midst of a second gold rush. The town quite often referred to as the Gold Rush City has seen an influx of people in the summer the past few years. KNOM is getting to know our neighbors.

Meet Ian Foster. He came to Nome four years ago planning to mine for the summer, but he’s still here mining full time.

Hear how he arrived in Nome and why he decided to stay. Listen here: