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Nick Hanson scales a “salmon ladder” in his hometown of Unalakleet.

An “Eskimo Ninja” Inspires

Through your support, a recent episode of KNOM’s Story49 featured a young man from Unalakleet, Alaska, whose training in Alaska Native Youth Olympic games helped turn him into a competitor on the nationally-televised show “American Ninja Warrior.”

Toksook Bay Dancers, Cama-i 2016

At Cama-i, Finding “Common Humanity” Through the Drum

Alaska Native drumming, dancing, and song represent a “common heartbeat” and a “common humanity” for the region KNOM serves. Thanks to you, we helped bring to our listeners a vibrant example of these cultural traditions at a very special event: the 2016 Cama-i Dance Festival.

Youth leadership retreat, Unalakleet

A Special Retreat for Wellness

Many individuals and organizations in rural Alaska are taking steps to address the tragically high rates of youth depression and suicide in our region. One recent example is a leadership retreat in the community of Unalakleet. Thanks to you, we brought the story of this unique, impactful youth gathering to our listeners.

Update News: March 24th, 2014

In Monday’s News: Evan Booth wins the Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race for the 8th time, at 2 hour, 9 minutes, and 53 seconds; Community of Manokotak honors…

Update News: January 14th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Murkowski secures $66m for AK tribal healthcare facilities in massive Congressional spending package; Nome Common Council distributes most of NSEDC benefits share money…

Daily Quote: Mary Oliver

“Messenger” My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird— equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here…