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Arrival to Nome

Hellos and Goodbyes

Our first family photo

Summer brings a time of transition for KNOM volunteers as new folks arrive and the current volunteers look on to new adventures. Tara looks back on the year’s experiences with her fellow housemates.

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Don’t kiss any polar bears

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. It still hasn’t completely sunk in but reality is approaching hard and fast, much like this year’s Iditarod trail, and my successor could very well be hidden in a…

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Gravity

First view of Nome. August 2013.

Anna Rose reflects on feeling a sense of belonging and purpose on coming to Nome and to KNOM. In Alaska, she says, “for the first time in long memory, I feel gravity.”

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