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Team #10: Morgan and Olds in Nome

Iron Dog races to Nome

KNOM News met 2014 Iron Dog snow machine race leaders at the half way point of their 2,031 mile race from Anchorage to Nome to Fairbanks. We snapped some shots and grabbed a couple quick interviews of top finishers.

Headstand on the Bering Sea Ice

Headstands on Ice

On a rare occasion, Zach recently chose to treat himself to a new, “big boy” camera. Inspired by a new toy, he experiments with yoga on the sea ice. Yes, including headstands.

Tara hosts AK Country

Gone country

With each new class of KNOM volunteers comes a new wave of energy and fresh ideas for how to make our mission even better. This year’s…

Sled dog teams

Here comes race season

The later winter months in Western Alaska are made busy, each year, through the sled dog and snowmachine (or snowmobile) competitions that our listeners and community…

Spotted

The messages you see in grey boxes throughout our print newsletter (which you can download as a PDF) – and in all of our Static (newsletter) issues –…

Byron Mallott with Laureli and Ric

A candidate’s visit

Pictured above is Alaska gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott alongside KNOM’s news director Laureli Kinneen and general manager Ric Schmidt. Mallott has made history in recent months…

Father Ross with fellow JVC volunteers

Called by name

This month (in our February newsletter), we share reflections from Father Ross Tozzi: the parish priest of Nome’s St. Joseph Catholic Church, the president of KNOM’s…