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Snow, Snow, Snow!

Silver SUV automobile half covered in a snowbank along a snowy street in Nome.

In KNOM country, it’s been a year of heavy snowfall. A certain amount of snow is needed each winter for traditional sub-Arctic activities, whether subsistence hunting or village-to-village travel. But too much snow can cause problems.

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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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