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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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Potential Elim Rock Quarry Under Discussion

The community of Elim is interested in establishing a rock quarry. Photo: KNOM File.

An informational meeting about an Elim rock quarry project took place on Thursday, followed by a tri-party meeting with the Elim city council, tribal council, and the Elim Native Corporation. The fate of the quarry is uncertain, and further meetings will be determined.

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On Thin Ice

Ice Camp Sargo

As springtime arrives in the sub-Arctic, the melting of our region’s ice cover is one of the clearest signs of the new season. It’s no surprise that ice — especially the lack of it — been a frequent subject of KNOM News’ recent stories.

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