Zach traveled to Gambell to report on the Native Youth Olympics tournament.
Emily attended the Kawerak Regional Conference last week and realized how much she has learned about Alaska Native history and culture over the past nine months.
Anna Rose breaks down break-up, dissecting a week of weather conditions in Nome, from snow to mud to dust.
There’s been a mass exodus out of Nome with travel opportunities in the programming department recently. Emily and Tara went to Elim two weeks ago while…
When you live in the sub-Arctic, you’re surrounded by a landscape mostly devoid of trees. As Tara says, “you get a little giddy when you see trees again.”
Zach takes another stab (or slice) at incorporating local game and subsistence food into his blog. Warning: you may be ravenously hungry by the end of this post. Have a snack nearby.
Little more than a week after the spring equinox, Emily says the already-abundant sunlight in Western Alaska “has thrown the KNOM volunteers into a state of full-on euphoria.”
Anna Rose shares her thoughts on prospective volunteers. Who are they? What’s their story?
As March cruises past us and April quickly approaches I can no longer pretend this isn’t happening: I have less than five months left at KNOM.…
Today was the day. The day I returned all the Iditarod books and documentaries that have been keeping us busy for the past three weeks. We…