The race leaders are on their way to the coast. KNOM’s Matthew Smith caught a few top 10 (and champion) contenders in Koyukuk Saturday.
The mighty Yukon took center stage in the Iditarod Wednesday, as mushers tackled the longest single run of the race — more than 120 miles down the iconic Alaska river.
Out of Fairbanks, through Nenana, and on to Manley Hot Springs before a long stretch of running on the river — that was the first day of this year’s Iditarod.
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.”
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 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.