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Blueberries in a tin cup on the ground

It’s Break Up!

Spring is back in Alaska, and Tyler’s ready. “I can’t overstate how excited I am for the sun to come back,” he says. “When I close my eyes, I can taste the blueberries, cloudberries, and salmon that will soon start to appear on our table.”

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.

Smoke in Nome's weather forecast

Smoke in the Sky!

Daily life in Alaska is predictably unpredictable, and this summer’s weather in Western Alaska was no exception.

Francesca and Jenn at the Last Train to Nowhere

A Place at the Table

With all the newbies now arrived at KNOM, volunteer Jenn explains what they’ve been up to around town: from family dinners to exploring the Last Train to Nowhere.

Sounding Board: Summer Subsistence

It’s a discussion on summer subsistence – with commentary from Shishmaref’s Johnson Eningowuk and Nome’s Beth Herzner, plus listener calls and emails. Listen to the full show.

All in a day's work

Summer Fun

Volunteer Tara shares a few summertime adventures: setting a gill net, picking blueberries, and relishing long days by a beach bonfire.

Polar Bear Plunge Bonfire

Solstice Celebrations

Emily rejoices in the wealth of sunlight present for the Midnight Sun celebrations in Nome, maybe a little too much. Sunscreen anyone?

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