Jewell was in Kivalina Monday to hear what residents say are their concerns as erosion linked to climate change and rising sea levels threatens their way of life—and the very island the community is built upon.
February 17, 2015
A special highlight of KNOM’s broadcast schedule and news reporting earlier this year was the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) convention, held in late October in downtown Anchorage. In more ways than one, your support allowed us to bring this important gathering to our listeners.
November 25, 2014
As AFN endorses candidates in the Governor and Senate races, Bering Straits Native Corporation follows suit, with an additional endorsement for Don Young.
October 27, 2014
Sled dog racing is Alaska’s state sport and Gov. Sean Parnell has officially endorsed Alaska as a “right to mush” state.
August 15, 2014
In late October, KNOM was proud to present live, “gavel-to-gavel” coverage of one of the most important annual gatherings in the state of Alaska: the Alaska…
November 27, 2013
“It was inspiring to be surrounded by so many reflective, positive people,” Emily says about the 2013 Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Fairbanks.
November 1, 2013
In Monday’s news: Kivalina’s water tanks need 16 more days of pumping to reach capacity before winter freeze, but still lack filters; Alaska chlamydia rates are…
September 9, 2013
In Monday’s news: Iditarod 41 in full swing; Tribes to get more votes at AFN conventions; Polar bears’ endangered species listing upheld by US Court of…
March 4, 2013
In Thursday’s news: Shell cancels 2013 Arctic drilling season; Alaska’s redistricting plans waiting on outcome of US Supreme Court case, case challenging need for federal oversight…
February 28, 2013
In Friday’s news: Laureli Kinneen reports on five workshops at the 2012 AFN Convention; 25 Kuskokwim subsistence fishermen are heading to trial for alleged illegal fishing;…
October 19, 2012