Christmastime in rural Alaska is accentuated by the winter solstice, when days begin to brighten. KNOM programming reflects this time of birth, hope, and light, too.
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.
At the beginning of each service year, our year-long volunteers spend a weekend in retreat, preparing for the challenges and joys of the year to come.
On this week’s episode of Elder Voices, we visit with Unalakleet’s Irene Katchatag, through her interview with KNOM from April 2002.
How did District 39 and Nome’s votes compare to Alaska’s on November 8th? Let’s have a look.
Davis, Tyler, Karen, and Lauren talk transportation: what mode of transportation they prefer to use, how they all arrived in Nome, and why they came here.
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.
House Bill 200 sets out to improve the adoption process for those who wish to adopt Alaska Native children, and House Bill 27 changes the age required for a person to be released from state custody.
While the visit was described as a “courtesy call,” Nome Mayor Richard Beneville said they did discuss the opening of the Arctic Ocean to international shipping.
Florian Gomet is traversing the North American continent, from easternmost Canada to westernmost Alaska, and his final goal — the community of Wales — is close in his sights.