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Kelly with Anvil City Science Academy students

Young broadcasters

In early February, KNOM was proud to be host to local students for a day of educational projects, introducing the children to broadcasting and interviewing skills…

Anna Rose and Emily at a career fair

Volunteer travel

Our volunteers have been keeping busy this winter. It’s par for the course for our volunteer program, but our 2013-2014 volunteers – Dayneé, Anna Rose, Tara,…

Iron Dog snowmachine teams arrive in Nome, 2012

The Iron Dogs

It’s the world’s longest race of snowmachines – Alaskan parlance for snowmobiles – and last month, it passed through our region. The Iron Dog Snowmachine Race…

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Cramming for the races

Race season is upon us, and volunteers play a valuable role in providing on-air coverage, handling full-responsibilities right alongside full-time staff to get quality information to our listeners.