Maddie mentally and physically prepares for her first trip to the city since arriving in Nome.
Maddie sits down with herself to ask and answer some important questions.
Our newest staffer at KNOM is Margaret DeMaioribus, a volunteer alumna who’s returned to Nome, and our mission, to coordinate our current volunteer program, to reach out to our local community, and to recruit the next generation of KNOMers from colleges and universities.
Our 2015-16 volunteers, like so many of their predecessors, are embracing a tradition of selfless service during the holidays, banding together with each other — and with our communities — as they spend the holidays away from their hometowns and family.
Maddie gets into the Christmas spirit and begins to think about her six month nome-aversary.
Maddie thinks about the meaning of awards as she spends time in the KNOM lobby/trophy room.
Maddie looks back on a quarter of a year spent in Nome, and the ways she has worked to be involved in her community.
Maddie explores the changes she’s seen outside her window in the past four months at KNOM.
Maddie revels in the daily opportunities for creativity that she finds working at KNOM.
It’s with a great sense of bittersweetness that we report the departure of a KNOM staffer with deep roots and an extensive history at our mission. As she departs for new horizons, longtime program director Kelly Brabec shares some of her reflections on what KNOM has meant over the years; it’s a mission, she says, that’s “formulated who I am today.”