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Posts by Katie Kazmierski

Alaska’s Election 2018: U.S. House Candidates Galvin, Young

Side-by-side portraits of 2018 Alaska U.S. House candidates Alyse Galvin and Don Young.

There are two candidates running for Alaska’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives: Don Young and Alyse Galvin. This is independent candidate Galvin’s first time running for the congressional seat, which Congressman Young has held for the last 45 years. KNOM sat down with both Young and Galvin in the studio.

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Profile: Rick Thoman Gives a Sea Ice Report

Scattered patches of thin sea ice as seen from the shoreline on a wintry day in a rural Alaska village.

Western Alaska waters are warming, and with that comes changes in sea ice. Climate specialist Rick Thoman recently sat down with KNOM and filled us in on his observations of the region’s warming waters, which are resulting in a very late start to sea ice formation.

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