Veterinary services are rare — and greatly needed — in rural Alaska. A recent episode of KNOM’s “Story49” documents how a new organization is filling the gap; it takes listeners to the front lines of where pets and pet owners need care the most.
Mitch reflects about his experience helping out with sled dogs.
It was an adventure that she describes as one of the most incredible highlights of her year of service. In April, news volunteer Francesca Fenzi hit the trail for a sled dog race that offers a unique look of what makes rural Alaska so special.
The race leaders are on their way to the coast. KNOM’s Matthew Smith caught a few top 10 (and champion) contenders in Koyukuk Saturday.
In yet another clash between canine and ungulate, two dogs were injured last weekend by a muskox near a biking trail in Nome.
Nome residents and wildlife officials dispute who is responsible for coming up with a solution to the problem.
If you’ve been having problems with all the musk ox near town, lately—you’re not alone.
“It all just happened all of a sudden,” Nicolas Petit says about a very strange moment for his dog team, on the trail just shy of…
In the Takotna checkpoint Wednesday afternoon, longtime race veteran Ramey Smyth said his “dogs are doing really good,” although to this statement, he made a few…
Rodney Ungwiluk, Sr. was born May 8, 1942 in Gambell and passed away June 16, 2011. In 2009, he shared memories and stories of growing up…