Women of the Norton Sound are rallying against high rates of cancer, developmental disabilities and other diseases linked to contaminants and former military sites in the Bering Strait.
A Nome man now faces eleven felony drug charges after allegedly selling heroin and methamphetamine to an undercover police officer.
The Basic Homeless Assistance Program grant, which provides up to $6 million a year to emergency shelters and transitional housing programs across Alaska, has been cut from Gov. Walker’s budget.
In Western Alaska, it’s race season: the time for the sled dog races that so inspire and excite our region. This year’s races are a special source of pride for our mission, since KNOMers are involved in the races both as reporters and as competitors.
From floor to ceiling, our new, under-construction digital studios continue to show progress.
We’re excited to be sharing the work and daily rhythms of our mission in a new way: via the photo-sharing social network Instagram.
KNOM was the proud recipient, late last year, of an all-expenses-paid fellowship from the Alaska Press Club for a week of training in Anchorage. Attending these special sessions were news volunteers Francesca and Jenn.
We’re excited to share that volunteer news reporter Jenn Ruckel was on-location in Fairbanks late last year for the ordination of the new bishop for our diocese.
Francesca reflects on the unique freedoms and responsibilities of life in Nome.
In January, volunteers Kristin Leffler and Courtney Cousins went to Elim, Alaska, for a very special community gathering: elder Eliza Katongan’s 100th birthday party.