Story49 pays tribute to the Little Sisters of Jesus as they prepare to leave Western Alaska. Sisters Damiene and Nermala reflect on their time in Nome, Diomede, and Anchorage.
Emily rejoices in the wealth of sunlight present for the Midnight Sun celebrations in Nome, maybe a little too much. Sunscreen anyone?
June’s episode of Story49 is all about food. Please join Janelle Everett of Barrow, Alaska, as she describes how she combines the southern home-style cooking that…
The Morning Show is accepting entries for its summer 2014 photo contest, now in its last week. The contest ends on July 31st at midnight — get us your photos before the deadline!
“Want to go egging?” Volunteer Emily gets a text from a local friend to go collect wild eggs for food, an important protein source in a springtime subsistence diet. As the seasons change, Emily gets out and about in the Nome countryside.
This month, Story49 honors Nome’s gold rush history at the start of the dredging season. 22-year-old Spenser McCleskey is part of the contemporary gold rush, and…
Preparing for her departure from Nome, Emily reactivates her dormant Facebook account. She faces a choice: What experiences from Western Alaska can be shared with social media, and what stories are better told face-to-face?
Emily came to Nome to tell stories. As the host of “Story 49,” she does just that. On a recent trip, though, she found that a KNOM volunteer’s service sometimes goes beyond connecting through the radio to making more personal connections in this vast but tiny part of the state.
The April episode of Story49 features Elizabeth Medicine Crow of Kake, Alaska. Elizabeth is the President and CEO of the First Alaskans Institute in Anchorage, and…
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.