Volunteer producers Maddie and Mitch recently traveled to the community of Wales for one of our region’s most notable annual events: the Kingikmiut Dance Festival, which brings together practitioners of traditional Alaska Native music and storytelling from throughout KNOM country.
Mitch reflects about his experience helping out with sled dogs.
September’s episode of Story49 features Sue Steinacher’s tale of a mushing trip to Russia that didn’t quite go as planned.
Rural communities — including Diomede, Kaltag, Kotzebue, and Nunam Iqua — have been chosen for a USDA water and sewer initiative.
Rural Alaska is truly an incredible place. See a few glimpses of recent volunteer travel in our region.
The constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
News volunteers Francesca Fenzi and Jenn Ruckel, whose KNOM service terms conclude in July, recently looked back on their tenure at our radio mission.
For news volunteers Francesca Fenzi and Jenn Ruckel, a recent reporting trip to the small community of Wales, Alaska offered the special opportunity not only to build new relationships with our region, but also to deepen existing ones — and to immerse themselves, a bit more, in the incredible place we serve.
Around the New Year, gas prices were falling everywhere in the USA — except in rural Alaska. Here’s why.
What makes a community rural? That’s a question the Federal Subsistence Board has grappled with for years. Now, federal managers are trying something new.