After a strange week, Courtney wonders if it’s the sunlight or the changes that have her confused.
With three fellow volunteers gone from Nome, Kristin reflects on the month ahead and on how hard it is to say goodbye to the people and places she grows to love.
New volunteer Maddie reflects on all the things she never imagined she would be doing before she arrived in Alaska.
Laura revels in her most recent adventure fishing and in taking experiences as they come.
Francesca reflects on her final days as a news reporter and KNOM volunteer.
Looking back on her year, Caitlin realizes, “I am a different Caitlin than the girl who hopped off the plane one year ago… And for that I am grateful.”
Volunteer Jenn reflects on her last few weeks of service at KNOM, and a wonderful year in Nome.
Courtney finds herself less and less prone to take pictures as Nome feels more like home, and photo-worthy moments become the stuff of everyday life.
“I do not wander because I’m a fearless adventurer,” Kristin says. “I wander because I am lucky enough to have love that can sustain over time and distance.”
Francesca reflects on what it means to be a community reporter, and the professional imperative to “do no harm.”