Emily looks back at her year, which has been the toughest one yet, but also the most notable.
In a search for the perfect place to put down roots, Emily recalls the communities she’s visited in the region over the last two months and throughout the state over the last three years.
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, traveled to Point Hope and Kotzebue to honor vets and address their concerns. Remote access to care and information are amongst the most common problem facing veterans in Alaska.
In the 1960s, the US government almost detonated nuclear bombs (for civil engineering purposes) near Point Hope, Alaska. The legacy of this halted plan and what happened instead prompted a very unique reporting trip this summer, undertaken by news reporter Zachariah Hughes.
During the Cold War, the U.S. Atomic Energy Agency made plans to detonate nuclear bombs a few dozen miles from Point Hope. This summer, state and federal agencies are cleaning out what they hope are the last remnants from Project Chariot’s legacy, even as residents of Point Hope say they still feel left out of the conversation about what happens on their land.
Volunteer news reporter Zach finds himself in an airplane on a journey north, along with a few other news representatives from the state and the Department of Energy.
August 27, 2003 KNOM listeners are touched by a lengthy conversation with Martin Oktollik, mayor of the village of Point Hope. Oktollik speaks of his 30-year…
Nome residents may have had the old George Gershwin song (“A Foggy Day”) running through their heads early last month, as KNOM’s hometown was shrouded for…
In Monday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal disaster declaration for king salmon fisheries on Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers; Alaska Nanuuq Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife…
The Alaska Nanuuq Commission and the US Department of Fish and Wildlife were in Shishmaref Friday to detail a new international quota for subsistence hunting of polar bears in the Bering and Chukchi Seas.