The Nome City Council is considering a drop in property taxes, down to 11 mills, a tax break valued at more than $275,000.
Sounding Board: Share Your Feedback about KNOM
This week on Sounding Board, we're asking for your feedback on KNOM, and to give you an extra reason to call, we're giving away prizes on the air during the show.
Nine months in, Courtney talks about how she tries to convey her day-to-day life in Nome to her family elsewhere.
Summertime at KNOM is always a bittersweet season of hellos and goodbyes, with the turnover of service terms for our full-time volunteers. But this year, we have one more “goodbye” to say: to former-volunteer-turned-staffer Betsy Brennan.
This spring has been an exceptionally award-winning season for our small radio mission. In the past month, we’ve been humbled with awards for excellence in broadcasting and online content from two different respected media organizations.
It was a proud moment both for the Nome community and for KNOM early last month, as a local theatre production brought a few of our full-time volunteers into the arts scene of our region — and brought a taste of 1890s England to 2010s Alaska.
A new light source is shining within KNOM studios, and it’s an example of the modern, cost-saving technologies we’re hoping soon to implement — thanks to your support — in our major studios construction and renovation project.
For news volunteers Francesca Fenzi and Jenn Ruckel, a recent reporting trip to the small community of Wales, Alaska offered the special opportunity not only to build new relationships with our region, but also to deepen existing ones — and to immerse themselves, a bit more, in the incredible place we serve.
Trooper spokesperson Tim DeSpain says no charges are anticipated against anyone involved in the incident.
The case was set to go before a jury in June—until all four parties agreed to dismiss the case and draft a settlement.
Beginning Memorial Day weekend, there’s a new show at KNOM — focusing on traditional lessons and knowledge from the Bering Strait region.