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A Sunny Day in Golovin

Not Just Talk

Emily came to Nome to tell stories. As the host of “Story 49,” she does just that. On a recent trip, though, she found that a KNOM volunteer’s service sometimes goes beyond connecting through the radio to making more personal connections in this vast but tiny part of the state.

Elim, Alaska, in the snow.

Outta Nome

When you live in the sub-Arctic, you’re surrounded by a landscape mostly devoid of trees. As Tara says, “you get a little giddy when you see trees again.”

The front-loader in Stebbins that carried a whole family to safety in November.

Cataclysmic Anesthetic

Zach’s recent visit to Stebbins, a community still recovering from devastating flooding in November, revealed how the community is working together to rebuild and strengthen themselves for future challenges.

A fishing boat smashed among the driftwood in Stebbins, a week-and-a-half after bad storms.

The Luck in Malady

Zach recently traveled to the community of Stebbins to report on storm damage inflicted by this month’s Bering Sea storms. The trip, albeit quick, taught multiple lessons.

Shishmaref

Skull Slams

Laying on a mattress on the floor, arm shielding my eyes from the florescent lights above, a brass knocker pounds against my skull. A steady, heavy ramming…

Summertime run with a sled dog team

States of Exception

I had a great weekend. Which was much needed, because I’d had a hard week. Our blog posts represent, in many ways, states of exception. I…