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45 Years of KNOM Radio

It was on July 14th, 1971 that our radio station first went on the air. This month, in Nome, KNOM celebrates 45 years of service to the communities of our region.

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‘16 Nods from the AK Press Club

The four awards KNOM Radio won in 2016 from the Alaska Press Club. Photo: Mitch Borden, KNOM.

In April 2016, KNOM Radio took home four awards from the annual conference of the Alaska Press Club. The awards recognize the work of KNOMers past and present — and they reflect the incredible difference made by our network of supporters and listeners.

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On Thin Ice

Ice Camp Sargo

As springtime arrives in the sub-Arctic, the melting of our region’s ice cover is one of the clearest signs of the new season. It’s no surprise that ice — especially the lack of it — been a frequent subject of KNOM News’ recent stories.

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Volunteers, Past and Future

KNOM Volunteer Alumnae

It’s the time of year when we’re recruiting for the next class of KNOM volunteers, the lifeblood of our daily efforts in rural Alaska. As we prepare for future generations of KNOMers, we’re also reminded of the lives that have been changed, and special connections forged, during more than four decades of volunteer service in Nome.

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