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Read-Along with Mary Jane Litchard

Mary Jane Litchard shares three stories, including an ekphrasis (or, a detailed spoken description) of this drawing she created in 2001. She also shares about her connection to the land and the opportunities she sees around her. Mary Jane is a celebrated poet and author from Western Alaska. The KNOM Read-Along airs every Friday at […]

First Regional Resident Not From Nome Tests Positive for COVID-19

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The Bering Strait region now has its fifth case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Norton Sound Health Corporation announced the newest case on Saturday. According to the release from NSHC, the individual who tested positive for the virus is a resident of one of the Bering Strait regional villages and is not […]

Nome Police Officers Complete State Training Academy, Return to Duty

The Nome Police Department is getting back two of its officers after they completed 16 weeks of training at the Alaska Department of Public Safety Academy. Both men were part of the state academy’s latest graduating class of 33 law enforcement officials. NPD’s Austin Martino and Jonathan Jachim were officially recognized for completing their Alaska […]