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Passing the Baton

Three people hold a teal "Welcome to KNOM" banner inside a small airport terminal, while a man, standing over their shoulder, holds his own small camera back at the photographer.

As KNOM says goodbye to its 2017-2018 class of volunteer fellows — Karen Trop, Gabe Colombo, and Zoe Grueskin — we’re also happy to introduce the first member of the class of 2018-2019, Emily Hofstaedter.

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Keeping the Peace

Man in tan security uniform sits at the kitchen table inside his home.

Most villages in Western Alaska are too small to support full-time police. Village Public Safety Officers, or VPSOs, are often the local first responders. Volunteer reporter Gabe Colombo is shining the spotlight on the unique state of rural Alaska law enforcement in an ongoing project for KNOM News.

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Good Conduct(ing)

Gabe leads the Nome Community Chorus in rehearsal

First-year volunteer Gabe Colombo took the lead organizing, rehearsing, and conducting the Nome Community Chorus in its annual Christmas concert last month. It’s the latest example of KNOM volunteers getting involved and giving back to their community.

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Wales’ Song and Dance

Alaska Native dancing inside the Wales gymnasium

Alaska Native music and dance festivals are powerfully moving events, KNOM volunteer reporter Gabe Colombo discovered in the community of Wales this year. “It was amazing to see,” he says.

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