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Ice Camp Sargo

On Thin Ice

As springtime arrives in the sub-Arctic, the melting of our region’s ice cover is one of the clearest signs of the new season. It’s no surprise that ice — especially the lack of it — been a frequent subject of KNOM News’ recent stories.

LED light

New Light

New light is beaming down on our mission these days: both indoors and out. Not only are Western Alaska’s daylight hours increasing rapidly, but we’re also continuing our initiative to replace our studios’ fluorescent lights with brighter and more energy-efficient LEDs.

Exploring an abandoned mining camp at Dorothy Falls on Sunday night

Winter to Spring

“Want to go egging?” Volunteer Emily gets a text from a local friend to go collect wild eggs for food, an important protein source in a springtime subsistence diet. As the seasons change, Emily gets out and about in the Nome countryside.

Sunset

The light is back.

Little more than a week after the spring equinox, Emily says the already-abundant sunlight in Western Alaska “has thrown the KNOM volunteers into a state of full-on euphoria.”

A DIY solution for an askew building

We’ve been working hard to stretch our financial resources. Sometimes, that means being creative in problem-solving, even when the ground is literally shifting underneath us – as it…

In the wind

You’ll often find KNOM’s dedicated news team – including volunteers Eva DeLappe and Margaret DeMaioribus, pictured – reporting on location in Nome, despite our region’s often-inclement…

A Wild Ride

Last week, Josh and I went on a bike ride after work. It was a clear, sunny night in the tundra north of Nome. It was…

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