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Fish River, White Mountain

Elder Voices: Willa Ashenfelter

On this week’s episode of “Elder Voices” from the KNOM Archive, hear White-Mountain-born Willa Ashenfelter describe village life she remembers as a child, particularly her fond Christmas memories. Tune in Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm, only on KNOM.

Gospel Truth

Thanks to your support, the faithful in Western Alaska can hear the weekly Gospel readings and the Word of God at Sunday Mass — even in the many communities where there is no local clergy.

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter in Kotzebue

Kotzebue Hangar Helicopters Ready for Search and Rescue

In addition to a broad complement of de-icing equipment, the Jayhawks have two winches on board: one for lifting people up to 600 pounds and another for taking sling loads up to 6,000 pounds. Pulling even more weight during the flight are computers and search equipment.