Among the exceptional challenges of life in rural Alaska is its very high cost of living. Explore a few concrete examples of just how more expensive basic staples are in Alaska, compared to their Lower 48 counterparts.
The 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race saw more than 70 teams make the 1,000-mile trek from Anchorage to Nome, traversing Alaska’s vast wilderness. Thanks to you, we covered the race for our listeners, just as we’ve done since its inception in 1973.
In the first installment of a new online photography series, see a few sights of Nome, Alaska: KNOM’s hometown.
Thursday night into early Friday morning, Iditarod mushers Melissa Owens Stewart and Tom Jamgochian finished their races — and, in so doing, came home.
In the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 15, Dallas Seavey won Iditarod 44, claiming his fourth championship.
A Sunday-night sampler of images from Nulato to Unalakleet to Koyuk along the Iditarod Trail.
Trey West of Nome was the overall champion of the 2016 Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race. Get full race results and explore our photos.
Before the 2016 Nome-Golovin, meet a few of the race competitors with our pre-race interviews and photo gallery.
Early Saturday morning, while on their way towards the Nulato checkpoint, the sled dog teams of Aliy Zirkle and Jeff King collided with a snowmachiner.
In Takotna, Katherine Keith was in characteristically good spirits, despite the “excruciating hot” of this year’s trail, so far.