After Aucha’s son passed away, it took her years to find peace. Eventually she found it, on a 300 mile snowmachine trip, with her son’s best friend and a large pair of antlers.
The theme of this year’s festival in Bethel was “Nunalgutkellriit Piniutiit Cauyakun,” or “Community Strength Through Drumming.”
The goal is a new, two-story building across the street from the Norton Sound Regional Hospital. NSHC hopes to have plans totally finalized in the next year and a half.
Cameron Smith and Forest Strick record under the name “AK’s Finest,” and their latest song is all about spreading peace, love, and positivity.
Fifty students gathered for a weekend of teambuilding and tackling tough issues during the annual youth leadership retreat.
Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.
Banning alcohol in rural communities doesn’t affect suicide rates among Alaska Native men, but job and elders can help. That’s according to a study released by the University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research.
KNOM’s full-time volunteers remain hard at work, and thanks to our Volunteer Blog, you can stay up-to-date on all of the ways these outstanding, service-minded individuals…
In Thursday’s news: Shell Oil wrapped up drilling season in Arctic; Governor Parnell appoints three Western Alaskans to statewide councils; Documentary filmmaker, Marsh Chamberlain, touches issues…
In Thursday’s news: Rep. Joule won’t seek re-election; South African gold company and leading diamond firm announce plans for their 20-mile long stretch of 26 leases…