The shack next to the city’s ice skating rink will be partly demolished after an electrical fire on Wednesday night.
A small blaze ignited on Nome’s 3rd Avenue and Steadman Street Wednesday evening—damaging the gear room and warm-up shack next to the city’s ice skating rink.
News volunteers Francesca Fenzi and Jenn Ruckel, whose KNOM service terms conclude in July, recently looked back on their tenure at our radio mission.
A recent collection of “e-waste” in Nome was a singular opportunity for our community to make rural Alaska a cleaner place to live. We were happy not only to spread the word about this important community need but also to take part in it!
Courtney finds herself less and less prone to take pictures as Nome feels more like home, and photo-worthy moments become the stuff of everyday life.
The Nome City Council is considering a drop in property taxes, down to 11 mills, a tax break valued at more than $275,000.
This spring has been an exceptionally award-winning season for our small radio mission. In the past month, we’ve been humbled with awards for excellence in broadcasting and online content from two different respected media organizations.
With summer salmon runs just around the corner, Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation is making efforts to bolster its salmon rehabilitation projects in Western Alaska.
“It’s a way of teaching to get kids some authentic experiences and…put skills to work out in the community, where they matter,” said one teacher participant in the iTREC! program this year.
To open more science positions in Anchorage and Fairbanks, the National Weather Service plans to cut the evening shift and reduce staff in the Nome, Barrow, and Kodiak offices.