The Arctic Council just concluded its first meeting under U.S. Chairmanship in Anchorage, and a select few delegates traveled up to Nome for an afternoon, touring the town and meeting locals to get a sense of what life is like in rural Alaska.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nome’s regional hospital recently hosted a bra fitting with Certified Prosthesis Fitters from Anchorage.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
As President Barack Obama shifts his focus to western Alaska, Kotzebue residents discuss oil, erosion, and subsistence.
A master ivory carver was in Nome two weekends ago to share his knowledge with students new to this tradition.
In March, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race traversed the wilds of Alaska. As we’ve done every year, KNOM covered the incredible sporting event both from Nome and on-location: from the remote, interior Alaska checkpoints of this year’s unusual race route.
From Iditarod pilots to chest-high snow drifts, here’s a quick look back at what early spring has brought to our mission in recent years (2000, 2005, and 2010).
Explore our image gallery from Fairbanks, the site of this year’s atypical restart for Iditarod 2015.
See our photo gallery from the Ceremonial Start of Iditarod 2015 in downtown Anchorage.
In rural Alaska, “race season” rolls on. Early March finds us in-between two of the long-distance competitions that most excite our region: Iron Dog and the Iditarod.