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.
Little more than a week after the spring equinox, Emily says the already-abundant sunlight in Western Alaska “has thrown the KNOM volunteers into a state of full-on euphoria.”
A couple of weeks ago, an announcement for a fundraiser came up in our Hotline program. Stebbins was hosting an event in anticipation of their upcoming…
KNOM News met 2014 Iron Dog snow machine race leaders at the half way point of their 2,031 mile race from Anchorage to Nome to Fairbanks. We snapped some shots and grabbed a couple quick interviews of top finishers.
With no team allegiance, Emily and Tara join some Nomeites at a local bar & grill to take part in the Super Bowl watching. Emily realizes how common experiences connect us to those far away.
In Thursday’s news: US Coast Guard releases report to Congress on feasibility of a deep-draft arctic port; Coast Guard, DEC, and Kikiktagruk all respond to heating…
Daynee reflects on how she ended up in Nome. Originally from Bolivia, it was a long journey to school in Washington D.C., and finally to volunteering for KNOM in Nome. “Why Alaska of all places?”
Halfway through her first volunteer year at KNOM, Emily looks back – and offers some hearty encouragement to our 2014-2015 volunteer applicants.
In Monday’s news: Nome pursues funding options for it’s top fiscal priority, the Middle Dock project; Alaska’s population is growing faster than the nation’s at large,…
“Alaska has made me tougher in some ways, but it’s also made me realize that there are some things you don’t need to be tough about,” Emily says.