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Profiles

With Profiles – airing on select weekdays, after the 9am and 6pm weather – we present longer-form news stories about the events, moments, people, and places that are shaping life in Western Alaska.

Profile: Government Shutdown

On Tuesday the federal government shutdown, sending an estimated 13,000 Alaska federal employees on furloughs and closing down or restricting many federal services. So what does…

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Profile: Growing Native

Nome will be featured in the Alaska episode of Growing Native, an upcoming public television series about native people reclaiming traditional ways of harvesting and eating…

Profile: Shelby Anderson

Northwest Alaska is an area rich in heritage and culture. According to Anthropologist Shelby Anderson, it is a place where the past is relevant to the…

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…

MINER Profile – David Olson

This summer for KNOM Profiles we’re talking to a miner every week. With 205 off-shore mining permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources this summer,…