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Miles Collins

Meet Miles

We’re so happy to tell you that one of KNOM’s permanent staffers and a former community deejay — Laura (Davis) Collins and husband Jeff — have…

Voting stickers, Nome, 2014

“Naliġaaniktuŋa!”

With Alaska’s primary in August, city elections throughout the state in October, and the general election in November, there have been ample occasions for our listeners…

Producer and Morning Show host Caitlin Whyte.

Caitlin, Spot-On

She’s come a long way to help make our mission possible, and she’s the first voice many of our listeners hear every weekday. First-year volunteer Caitlin Whyte, most recently a resident of New York City, is now our Morning Show host and, in her off-air hours, a producer at KNOM.

Former Point Hope mayor Steve Oomittuk, wearing a traditional mask of Tulaqniqraq, the Raven Man, carved by his brother. Photo: Zachariah Hughes, KNOM.

A Story 50 Years in the Making

In the 1960s, the US government almost detonated nuclear bombs (for civil engineering purposes) near Point Hope, Alaska. The legacy of this halted plan and what happened instead prompted a very unique reporting trip this summer, undertaken by news reporter Zachariah Hughes.