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Nanooks’ Volleyball Stays Positive Despite Injuries

Girl high school athletes standing in a line warming up inside of gym.

The Nome-Beltz High School volleyball team returned from Kotzebue this weekend, with varsity losing and JV splitting their games with the Huskies. Coach Veronica Alviso says her girls have stayed positive despite mounting challenges and back-to-back losses. “We’ve had a really tough season. We’ve had a lot of injuries. We’ve had a lot of girls […]

Nome Cross Country Has Mixed Results in Kotzebue as Season Winds Down

A reddish brown cross-country track, with a close-up view of the starting lines.

The Nome varsity and junior high cross-country teams headed to Kotzebue this past Saturday. This meet was one of the final competitions before the Nanooks potentially get a chance to race at state. The varsity Nanook girls found success, taking first as a team with top runner Mallory Conger finishing fourth overall. On the boys’ […]

NOAA and Savoonga Track Cod During First-of-Its-Kind Collaboration

Researchers and Western Alaskans alike want to know more about Pacific cod’s movements as they swim from the Southern Bering Sea into the Northern. In a unique collaboration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries worked with fishermen in Savoonga to tag and track cod within the drastically changing Bering Sea ecosystem. KNOM’s Davis Hovey […]