Love Letters to Home: Katie Smith of Nome, Alaska

Katie Smith standing in front of a dredge in winter

WELCOME TO LOVE LETTERS TO HOME, where RAHI alumni share what they love about their community through a letter.

This week, hear Nome’s own Katie Smith express her gratitude to the community for filling the stands at school sports and to her parents for their love and encouragement.

Listen to Katie’s letter below:

Image at top: Katie Smith standing in front of an old gold dredge outside of Nome. Photo used with permission, 2021.


  1. Donna G Smith on September 17, 2021 at 11:44 am

    Your whole family is proud of you Katie! Congrats
    from your Gramma Donna in Anchorage!

  2. Colleen(Smith)Ross on September 17, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    Katie, what a beautiful tribute to your parents and your community.. They are very blessed to have you for a daughter and a community member.. Kudos to you sweet lady.. Reach for the ⭐️ Starts

  3. Teriscovkya Smith on October 8, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    Smith! I just listened to this. I’m so proud of you and what you bring to the Smith community. Seriously: you deserve every accolade. ♥️