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This Just In!

Sometimes we take breaks to appreciate the beauty Alaska gives us. photo: Stup/KNOM

What are the challenges — and rewards — of being a first-year newsie in western Alaska? In their audioblog, volunteers Tyler and Davis talk about their experiences covering stories in Nome and environs and working with partners throughout the state.

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Update News: December 9th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Savoonga harvested its second whale of the month on Friday; After more than 80 years, polar bear skulls from St. Lawrence Island are eligible for repatriation; Gov. Sean Parnell set to unveil 2015 budget proposal on Thursday; Mushers lament the lack of snow as they gear up for race season; Nome-Beltz High…

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Preparing for winter

Tara throws the switch

We’re at the start of our long, sub-Arctic winter. As rain and mud turn to snow and ice underfoot, we, like our listeners, are taking all the steps you’d expect to prepare for the colder months to come.

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The first hints of winter

The snow is starting to accumulate on the mountains, hills, and the tundra. At night, if the sky is clear, you can sometimes see wispy, colorful auroras dancing in the expansive darkness. During the day, the weather ranges from snowy to mostly sunny and cold. As the seasons change and the thermometer heads towards zero,…

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