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Stopping Suicide

Jacob Brouillette stands in front of an “Eagles” sports banner inside his school

“Go and do something worth talking about,” says a young man working with his peers to stem the high rates of suicide in Western Alaska. His story is featured in a recent episode of the KNOM series “Caught Doing Something Good.”

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In Rural Alaska, “Use What You Can Find”

Eileen and Ashley Moses hold their pets inside the Elim Fire Hall

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.

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Story49: The Itinerant Vets

Elim Iditarod poster

Alaska Rural Veterinary Outreach sends volunteers all over Alaska to hold pop-up veterinary clinics. And at this clinic in Elim, visitors didn’t just receive free pet care; they also got to watch their own pets’ operations.

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