“The world becomes better when those who are blessed go beyond simply giving back. Things get better if we enhance our blessings.” Read the introduction to the November newsletter.
21 people living in a small home with three bedrooms: that’s the reality for some residents in Savoonga. Village overcrowding is nothing new, but it’s reached staggering rates, with broad effects for many residents in Western Alaska.
There’s a new monument in Nome: one honoring and memorializing those lost to a deadly strain of influenza in 1918.
In Nome and throughout Alaska, earlier this year, residents organized walks to show solidarity and love during a dark time for the region — when a ten-year-old girl from the city of Kotzebue went missing.
“Let us pause to reflect on God’s transformation in our lives this year,” Margaret writes in the end-note to KNOM’s November newsletter.