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Sled dog team in Bethel, Alaska

Let the Races Begin

It’s the beginning of “race season” in Western Alaska: the sled dog and snowmachine races that traverse, and fascinate, our state. In January, we covered the Kuskokwim 300.

The Yukon River

Wintertime News

From a stranded seal to a dangerous hole in Yukon River ice, recent stories from KNOM’s news department offer a special glimpse into what makes Western Alaska so unique — and, at times, so challenging.

Aaron Burmeister at the Ceremonial Start, Iditarod 2014

In ’15, a Unique Race Season

In rural Alaska, “race season” rolls on. Early March finds us in-between two of the long-distance competitions that most excite our region: Iron Dog and the Iditarod.