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Five years ago

In September and October 2008, our newsletters were full of comings and goings – including those of our public affairs director Amy Flaherty and news director…

Past, present, future: online

Did you know that this website contains a detailed, year-by-year timeline of our mission, extending back to before our first broadcast? You’ll also find an extensive archive…

FCC license renewal paperwork

License to serve

KNOM’s general manager Ric Schmidt is busy wrapping up work on our station’s license renewal with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Although it involves a large amount of paperwork, it’s a must-do for our mission once every eight years.

Sounding Board: State Oil Taxes

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 10:00am), we’re talking about the state’s oil taxes. Governor Parnell’s bill lowering the state’s oil taxes…

Farewell, Lucus!

Summer is always a season both of hellos and goodbyes at KNOM, as we greet the next class of volunteers and bid farewell to those finishing…

A life well lived

If I make anything in this life, let it be friends. If I gain anything in this life, let it be love. If I give anything…

Making our new studios

The sounds of hammers, saws, and heavy equipment continues to echo throughout KNOM studios, as work on our studio annex – the Tom and Florence Busch…

Still part of the family

Speaking of our facilities and equipment: we’d be remiss not to offer our thanks to Les Brown, the longtime volunteer engineer who, although retired from daily…