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Marian paints at our AM transmitter site

A visit from Tom and Marian

  We can’t thank enough the donation of talent, treasure, and time from two incredible KNOM supporters – Tom and Marian Braun – who spent two…

Laureli talks with Senator Mark Begich

Senator in the building

Longtime readers of the Static may find it no surprise that, last month, KNOM received a visit from US Senator Mark Begich, the junior member of…

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…