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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.

Update News: April 21st, 2014

In Monday’s news: Non-white groups remain at higher risk for HIV, AIDS in Alaska; Legislature extends 90-day session to tackle education, budgets; Bill to create partially…

Our new boiler

Keeping the station warm

It might seem like a routine or prosaic replacement, but for a radio station in the sub-Arctic, it’s utterly crucial: last month, KNOM replaced the boiler…

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.”

Out cutting trail near Banner Creek

Foreign Gear

“The season here is too long, brutal, and depressing to just eek through,” Zach says. “Better is finding a way to revel in cold-weather activities.”