Gabe Colombo, KNOM - Nome

Gabe Colombo, KNOM - Nome

Studying climate change, Korean scientists warm to Western Alaska

A team of South Korean researchers was in Nome during September to study the effects of climate change on Arctic permafrost ecosystems. The project is one of many throughout the Arctic and Antarctic sponsored by the Korean Polar Research Institute, or KOPRI. Listen now

Sailing To North Pole, explorers find more ice than expected

A team of explorers and scientists returned to Nome last week after attempting to be the first to sail to the North Pole. Listen now

Crystal Serenity won’t return to Nome for years, if ever

The luxury cruise liner Crystal Serenity, which stopped in Nome last month, won’t be coming around to Alaska again for at least two years. The passengers it unloaded in New York City Saturday morning will be the last on its Northwest Passage route until at least 2020 -- or possibly ever. Listen now

Emperor goose hunt opens again after 30 years

Alaska resident waterfowl hunters will have the opportunity to harvest emperor geese this fall for the first time in 30 years.