A blisteringly fast and frenzied snowmachine race captures the interest of Western Alaska listeners each March. Through your support, KNOM’s live radio broadcasts rally the region, enlivening the race for remote listeners cheering on loved ones.
James (“Trey”) West III is the 2017 champion of the Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race, a 200-mile, round-trip sprint from Nome to Golovin and back.
Images from the fast-paced start of the 2017 Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race.
In March, KNOM Radio was a “go-to” news source for our region during a frantic, fast, and closely-followed local competition: the Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race.
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.
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.
It’s the world’s longest race of snowmachines – Alaskan parlance for snowmobiles – and last month, it passed through our region. The Iron Dog Snowmachine Race…
KNOM News met 2014 Iron Dog snow machine race leaders at the half way point of their 2,031 mile race from Anchorage to Nome to Fairbanks. We snapped some shots and grabbed a couple quick interviews of top finishers.
This Friday on TouchStone (April 5, 2013 at 10 am), we’re talking about snowmachine trip safety and preparedness. How do you prepare for safe snowmachine travel between…
Western Alaska’s listeners – and KNOM’s crew – recently delighted in hearing a familiar voice on our airwaves: staff alumnus Paul Korchin, who volunteered a week…