August 27, 2003 KNOM listeners are touched by a lengthy conversation with Martin Oktollik, mayor of the village of Point Hope. Oktollik speaks of his 30-year dependence on alcohol and drugs – and his recovery from it. KNOM reports that an estimated 14 percent of Alaskans abuse alcohol. That’s the highest rate in the United…

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KNOM’s full-time volunteers remain hard at work, and thanks to our Volunteer Blog, you can stay up-to-date on all of the ways these outstanding, service-minded individuals are making a difference in Western Alaska. (Among other things, the blog showcases recent photos of our volunteers, a few of which are sampled above and below.) One recent…

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