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History

Our 42nd birthday!

Did you know? KNOM turns 42 this month. It was on July 14, 1971 that KNOM-AM first went on the air, with a broadcast initiated by…

June ’01: The doctor is in

June 29, 2001: Following six months of educational leave, KNOM news director Paul Korchin returns to the station, having earned his Harvard Ph.D. “The doctor is…

June ’81: The KNOM Marching Band

June 20, 1981 The “KNOM Marching Band” captures second place in Nome’s Midnight Sun Festival parade, organized by Mary Yanikoski. In pouring rain, a group of kids walk…