Summertime at KNOM is always a bittersweet season of hellos and goodbyes, with the turnover of service terms for our full-time volunteers. But this year, we have one more “goodbye” to say: to former-volunteer-turned-staffer Betsy Brennan.
This spring has been an exceptionally award-winning season for our small radio mission. In the past month, we’ve been humbled with awards for excellence in broadcasting and online content from two different respected media organizations.
It was a proud moment both for the Nome community and for KNOM early last month, as a local theatre production brought a few of our full-time volunteers into the arts scene of our region — and brought a taste of 1890s England to 2010s Alaska.
A new light source is shining within KNOM studios, and it’s an example of the modern, cost-saving technologies we’re hoping soon to implement — thanks to your support — in our major studios construction and renovation project.
For news volunteers Francesca Fenzi and Jenn Ruckel, a recent reporting trip to the small community of Wales, Alaska offered the special opportunity not only to build new relationships with our region, but also to deepen existing ones — and to immerse themselves, a bit more, in the incredible place we serve.
With summer salmon runs just around the corner, Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation is making efforts to bolster its salmon rehabilitation projects in Western Alaska.
Francesca reflects on what it means to belong to a community — and the difficult decision to leave it.
Mining company Nome Gold Alaska called a public meeting this month to share plans for a placer mining operation near Dry Creek in Nome.
Caitlin enjoys the last bits of snow trying out a new sport
KNOM’s Jar has moved! See if you can figure out where it is now. We look forward to hearing your responses to the new prompt.