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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?

Free Albums

Summer Cleaning

Daynee and the rest of the current volunteers go through years of cherished “hand-me-downs,” treasures passed down from generation to generation of KNOM volunteers. Well, treasures or trash?

There are no traffic lights/signs in Nome. Other than this. 25 mph? No prob.

Like Riding a Bike

“I got off work,” Dayneé says, “and I thought to myself for the millionth time, ‘I should go on a bike ride today.’ And, for a change, I did.”

Balloons released at Old St. Joe's square at Walk for Life

Color Me Nome

Spring in Nome is unpredictable, bringing occasional sun or long periods of fog and snow. Daynee battles this year’s drab days by being proactive: attending community events and creating colorful sushi out of marshmallow candy. Oh yes.

Tara graduation

Life Changes

“Nome can’t shake me yet,” Tara says. Even though she’ll be leaving KNOM after her service year, she’ll be staying in town – to “take a chance” on a unique, and throughly Alaskan, opportunity.

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.

The Teller Dance Group at the Kawerak Regional Conference

A Western Alaskan Education

Emily attended the Kawerak Regional Conference last week and realized how much she has learned about Alaska Native history and culture over the past nine months.

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.”

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