183, to be exact. At least, those are all the miles volunteer Jenn has driven since arriving in Nome—this town with three roads out and no roads in.
Businesses in Brevig Mission, Nome, and Gambell recevied grants ranging from $20,000 to $35,000 as part of NSEDC’s Small Business Initiative.
“My choice, my future”—that was the recurrent phrase at yesterday’s pep rally at Nome Beltz Jr./Sr. High School, which launched a campaign to focus on young people’s healthy choices.
The annual PFD payout is, for many, a holiday unto itself. For communities like Nome, the arrival of PFD checks also means business — and, for emergency responders, vigilance.
Police officials aren’t yet classifying the human cause of the fire, but a few families have been moved into new permanent residences.
800,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate made it’s way through the Port of Nome over the weekend, en route to a storage location northwest of the Nome airport.
The 25-year-old Nome resident arrived at the University of Washington’s Harborview Medical Center Monday afternoon and was out of surgery around 8 p.m., family members say.
Even amid an injury, Courtney finds that, in Nome, she is tougher than she expected herself to be.
She’s come a long way to help make our mission possible, and she’s the first voice many of our listeners hear every weekday. First-year volunteer Caitlin Whyte, most recently a resident of New York City, is now our Morning Show host and, in her off-air hours, a producer at KNOM.
In late August, four of our newly-arrived volunteers went to Wales, Alaska to observe and take part in a beloved annual festival of Alaska Native music and culture.