From standardized tests to drug tests, the board of education covered plenty of ground in their first meeting of the new school year.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and affected areas should expect some beach erosion.
As more than $2.6 million is paid out to summer crab and salmon fishermen, NSEDC’s board met in August to discuss commercial fishing in Norton Sound and beyond.
Laura shares photographs from her first travel opportunities, including trips to Gambell, Wales, and White Mountain.
When chilly conditions threatened to sour Lemonade Day, young business owners bundled up or moved their operations inside.
Now in its fourth year in the region, Lemonade Day involved nearly 300 children around the Bering Strait last year, bringing in more than $6,500 in earnings and another $2,500 in donations.
In mid-March, amid all the excitement of Iditarod, KNOM rallied to cover another thoroughly Alaskan sporting event: a fast sprint race on snowmachines that captures the pride and attention of our region.
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
The Rasmuson Foundation is the largest philanthropic organization in Alaska, awarding $33,500,000 in grants in 2013—including a match-funded grant to this station for an expansion project. But in the last few years, only about 1% of that money has gone for projects in the Bering Strait Region.
As evidenced in their blog posts on this website, a tradition of community service, dedication, and creativity remains as vibrant as ever among our KNOM volunteers. Here are two examples.