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The polar vortex

With regards to weather, 2014 got off to a very strange start all throughout the United States: in Alaska as well as in the Lower 48,…

Father Ross with fellow JVC volunteers

Called by name

This month (in our February newsletter), we share reflections from Father Ross Tozzi: the parish priest of Nome’s St. Joseph Catholic Church, the president of KNOM’s…

"Ransom" note

Hey, Lower 48, let’s trade!

Whether you’re in northern Alaska or anywhere in the Lower 48, it’s likely that unusual weather has been on your mind – or disrupting your day-to-day…

Savoonga, Alaska

To Shishmaref and Savoonga

Thanks to a sponsorship with a regional airline, KNOM staff and volunteers benefit from free travel to many of the communities our mission serves. Lately, our…

Tara Cicatello and Emily Bieniek

One more resolution

As you’re making New Year’s resolutions, might we humbly suggest one more? Check in with KNOM right here on knom.org or through social media (on Facebook, Twitter,…

Storm relief for Kotlik in KNOM lobby

In the wake of the storm

Last November, storms brought exceptional damage to some of the communities we serve. Two separate storm systems in the Bering Sea – severe, in large part,…

Common murres

A talk show for the birds

Last autumn, a high rate of strange deaths was observed with seabirds in Western Alaska (including common murres, pictured). Ultimately, as KNOM’s news department reported, the…