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A Nome-Golovin racer speeds from the starting line on his snowmachine

Fast Sleds on the Sea Ice

A blisteringly fast and frenzied snowmachine race captures the interest of Western Alaska listeners each March. Through your support, KNOM’s live radio broadcasts rally the region, enlivening the race for remote listeners cheering on loved ones.

Race Season is Back

It’s the time of year for the sled dog and snowmachine races that traverse the rural wilds of Alaska and captivate the attention of people across the state. Race season is back.

Nome's coast starting to freeze over in December. Photo Credit: Karen+Lauren, KNOM (2016)

“Ice, Ice, Baby!”

In Nome, the ocean is starting to freeze over, which means the KNOM volunteers are beginning to think about what they’ll be able to do, in the coming months, on the soon-to-be-solid Bering Sea.