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Volunteers

Waking Up with Western Alaska

KNOM's Morning Show on Breakfast Tuesday.

In this week’s audioblog, Karen discusses one of the biggest changes in her second volunteer year: taking the Morning Show helm from the capable hands of previous Morning Deejays.

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Reboot, Refresh, Regroup.

2016-2017 Volunteers Davis and Karen

KNOM has been in the “reboot” game much longer than the recent trend in Hollywood; for the radio station, Karen says, it’s a great showcase of strength and originality. Davis and Karen discuss the coming transitions in this week’s audioblog.

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Through the Fog

Shishmaref Break Up

Lauren reflects on the path ahead of (and behind) her. Then, the volunteers play a game that reveals some of what they’ve learned about each other this year.

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Too Good For Words

Anvil City Square, Nome

“In a place where few things naturally grow or thrive, life finds a way not only to exist, but to do so pleasurably. And to know and share in those triumphs and successes is to know Nome,” Tyler writes in his farewell volunteer blog post.

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In the Field

Lauren and Tyler laser-focused in the field.

The KNOM volunteers, Karen says, have recorded audio all over Western Alaska — by dogsled, four-wheeler, snow-machine, boat and plane, in the sun, snow, and rain. Their audioblog covers their experiences recording in the field.

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The Changing of the Seasons

Muskoxen off the Nome-Teller Highway

Summer is approaching (despite a little snow). That means flowers are growing, and so are the volunteers! We talk personal growth and hitting the 11-month mark in this week’s audio blog.

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