Living in sub-Arctic Alaska, volunteer Tyler says, offers “weekly lessons in what it means to persevere.”
In their latest audioblog, the volunteers discuss some of their holiday traditions, what exactly Arbor Day is all about, and what new holidays they would create if they could.
What goes on behind the scenes during the annual KNOM Christmas Call-in show? Listen to this week’s audioblog to find out!
A girl receives a piece of coal for Christmas. But that coal opens up a whole new world. It’s the story of KNOM’s 2016 Christmas play.
“Cold is relative,” Tyler says. It’s “probably Alaska’s most mind blowing secret. My time here has driven me to the conclusion that cold is not dependent on your ending temperature, but rather the variance in temperature you’ve experienced.”
In Nome, the ocean is starting to freeze over, which means the KNOM volunteers are beginning to think about what they’ll be able to do, in the coming months, on the soon-to-be-solid Bering Sea.
The volunteers talk shop about what volunteering means to them.
Lauren and Karen discuss the ins and outs of spot production in this week’s volunteer audio blog.
What are the challenges — and rewards — of being a first-year newsie in western Alaska? In their audioblog, volunteers Tyler and Davis talk about their experiences covering stories in Nome and environs and working with partners throughout the state.
In an audioblog entry recorded on Election Day, itself, the volunteers talk elections and the importance of voting.