On a late night, Courtney discovers an unexpected treasure in the music library.
Caitlin seeks familiarity in a strange place — and finds more connections than expected.
While dealing with a recent loss, volunteer Kristin reflects on what it means to be home.
Volunteer Kristin reflects on her adjustment to Nome—an abundance of discoveries, with much still left to learn.
Living in Alaska without a cellphone is a paradigm shift, newly-arrived volunteer Caitlin says. “I started to experience things fuller. I went out with nothing in my hands to distract me.”
New volunteer Caitlin reflects on being 24 years old — and taking her first plane ride. Ever.
Reflecting on her years of service at KNOM as a volunteer, Dayneé writes a letter to… you!
Volunteer producer Dayneé changes hats, reporting on the Nalukataq celebration in Barrow, Alaska: “I am not a newsie at heart. I compensated for it by giving myself more prep time and a few pep talks in front of the mirror that went something like, ‘You’re assertive! You ask questions! You can walk up to strangers and ask coherent, intelligent questions!'”
See it in photos: Dayneé was in Barrow this weekend for the Nalukataq celebration: a community-wide gathering sharing whale meat and celebrating a successful harvest.
Emily rejoices in the wealth of sunlight present for the Midnight Sun celebrations in Nome, maybe a little too much. Sunscreen anyone?