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Living Stories

“When life gives you lemons, move to Nome.” Gabe took that advice. Now, in his final audio-blog, he shares some of the stories that he thinks will keep on giving him lemonade for many years.

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Collateral Duties

A whiteboard hanging on the on-air studio door serves as the sign-up for weekly cleaning duties at the station.

In a year of service at KNOM, Zoe writes, “no two days are the same.” The “other duties as assigned” that are part of a volunteer fellow’s job have, for Zoe, included tasks far beyond the realms of broadcasting and radio production — and that’s a good thing, she says.

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Is This Normal?

With snow on the beach, the Bering Sea remained unfrozen at the end of October 2017.

Zoe studied environmental policy in college. When she decided to pursue journalism, she thought her undergraduate studies would be an interesting “blip” on her career path. Then, she moved to Alaska.

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