Despite a whole list of worries and fears, Kristin continues to adventure here in Nome and learns what it really means to be “brave”.
800,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate made it’s way through the Port of Nome over the weekend, en route to a storage location northwest of the Nome airport.
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.
In late August, four of our newly-arrived volunteers went to Wales, Alaska to observe and take part in a beloved annual festival of Alaska Native music and culture.
Are you a KNOM transmitter? That’s the question we’ll be asking throughout this month, as we kick off our first email campaign!
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.
Beginning in November, the airline will transition to “winter hours” — causing a shift of five to ten minutes for most flights to and from Nome.
Francesca reflects on the “small acts of courage” displayed by KNOM volunteers as they adapt to life in Nome.
It was a busy week for the Port of Nome, as two fuel tankers delivered diesel and jet fuel to the city and harbormaster Lucas Stotts prepared for an order of ammonium nitrate later in the month.
On the ballot this November: The legalization of marijuana in Alaska. Let you voice regarding this issue be heard, this week on Sounding Board.