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Sunset

The light is back.

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.”

Team #10: Morgan and Olds in Nome

Iron Dog races to Nome

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.

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Go Team!

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.

Update News: February 13th, 2014

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…

With the ice and snow melted, this is what a "walk" to the post office looks like

North, South, Reverse, Reverse

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?”

Update News: January 20th, 2014

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,…

"Nah, We Probably Don't Need Snowshoes"

Winter Weather Prep

“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.

Update News: January 3rd, 2014

In Friday’s News: Recent filings show Exxon and Chevron have made large contributions towards efforts at preserving governor’s oil tax law; Washington, DC taking up energy…