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Life advice from poster in a California shopping center. I think it was advertising perfume.

California

 “Take I-80 East. Keep right,” the automated female voice instructs from the gps as my Dad jerks the wheel and the car careens onto the interstate.…

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March 1

Two weeks ago I was lying in bed, flicking around the internet. It was past midnight, and I was highly aware that I was a.) breaking…

We use these to hear sounds.

Delicate Sounds

I am hearing more. As I spend more time at the sounding board, or hunched over audio-editing software, or scanning phone-calls for choice snippets of detail,…

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.

Sunset over the Nome shoreline

Sculpting

Before coming to KNOM, I was working in theatre. Four things taught in light design are: 1.)  The eye first goes to the brightest point on…