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Iditarod 2016 musher Wade Marrs

Covering Iditarod 2016

The 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race saw more than 70 teams make the 1,000-mile trek from Anchorage to Nome, traversing Alaska’s vast wilderness. Thanks to you, we covered the race for our listeners, just as we’ve done since its inception in 1973.

Former Point Hope mayor Steve Oomittuk, wearing a traditional mask of Tulaqniqraq, the Raven Man, carved by his brother. Photo: Zachariah Hughes, KNOM.

A Story 50 Years in the Making

In the 1960s, the US government almost detonated nuclear bombs (for civil engineering purposes) near Point Hope, Alaska. The legacy of this halted plan and what happened instead prompted a very unique reporting trip this summer, undertaken by news reporter Zachariah Hughes.

Zach and Matt host Sounding Board

Why Online News Matters

Recently, our station has expanded its news coverage by providing stories online, with full text and audio. News director Matthew Smith explains why this is such an important step, and why your support makes all the difference.

Anna Rose and Emily at a career fair

Volunteer travel

Our volunteers have been keeping busy this winter. It’s par for the course for our volunteer program, but our 2013-2014 volunteers – Dayneé, Anna Rose, Tara,…