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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.

Profiles: Nome-Grown Nurses

Nome’s new UAA nursing program requires late nights, exams, clinical practice, and weeks away from family to practice skills in Anchorage and Fairbanks. Three locals persevered…

Profile: Kaatiluta

This Saturday the Bering Straits Foundation, Sitnasuak Foundation and friends invite Nome residents to Kaatiluta. The event celebrates Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month. BSF…

Profile: Pamyua

Pamyua is fighting to keep traditional drum songs alive and relevant to the modern Inuit experience. The Anchorage-based group plays a mix of traditional drum songs,…

PROFILE – We Breathe Again

New Hampshire documentary filmmaker Marsh Chamberlain teamed up with Alaska Native leader Evon Peter to create a feature-length documentary called We Breathe Again. The film features…

Profile: Language Preservation

An Alaska Native language preservation initiative has been established at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus. Program Development Managers, Barb Amarok and Carol Gales at…