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All in a day's work

Summer Fun

Volunteer Tara shares a few summertime adventures: setting a gill net, picking blueberries, and relishing long days by a beach bonfire.

Salmon Lake (July 12, 2014)

Thank You

Volunteer Music Director and Cultural Programs Producer Emily Bieniek signs off, taking the opportunity to say, “Thank you,” as she winds up her year of service to Western Alaska at KNOM.

Dandelions outside the KNOM studios, beginning their morning opening.

You Have a Flower in Your Hair

“You have a flower in your hair,” people tell Anna Rose. It’s always the same line stated the same way. It’s not a question or an exclamation or even a signal like telling someone they have a smudge on their face or spinach between their teeth. Just a disaffected statement of what they see.

Aw sleepy Mama

Sunshine, Rainbows, and Puppies!

Volunteer Tara shares her experience “as witness and grandmother-figure to a flurry of eight adorable mutt-pups as they came into this world.” Cute puppy pictures included!

Polar Bear Plunge Bonfire

Solstice Celebrations

Emily rejoices in the wealth of sunlight present for the Midnight Sun celebrations in Nome, maybe a little too much. Sunscreen anyone?

Sun lowering (since it no longer sets) over East Beach.

Expiration Date

Volunteer Anna Rose looks to the future, excited, “because after KNOM, I can do anything, and the world is so big and life is so short and I have to choose among the magnificence.”