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A Crisis of Overcrowding

A cluster of weather-worn homes in Savoonga in late summer.

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.

Amid Incredible Loss, an Enduring Love

Outside gathering of Nome residents on a summer day.

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.

From the GM’s Desk (November 2018)

“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.