Volunteer Kristin reflects on her adjustment to Nome—an abundance of discoveries, with much still left to learn.
After arriving at our station in June, volunteer news reporter Jenn Ruckel has been working to immerse herself in Western Alaska to understand it, and thereby report on it, better.
As we say goodbye to the 2013-2014 class of KNOM volunteers, we offer snapshots of their recent writing on our website; each offers a glimpse at what makes our volunteer program so special and so crucial.
Nome’s beloved community of Catholic women, the Little Sisters, have now moved away from Western Alaska, but not before a gesture of gratitude from our local Rotary Club.
August 19 was primary election day in Alaska. As you might expect, KNOM and its news department rallied to bring comprehensive coverage of this important election to our listeners, both on the airwaves and online.
We’re thrilled to be reaching out to our supporters in a new way this autumn: email!
Recently, our station has expanded its news coverage by providing stories online, with full text and audio. News director Matthew Smith explains why this is such an important step, and why your support makes all the difference.
Officials at Fish and Game say it’s been a good year for red king crab — so good, in fact, that the harvest was roughly 6,000 pounds over the guideline harvest limit.
“The vast expanse… isn’t what stole my breath away,” Francesca says of the tundra landscape surrounding Nome. “It was the sheer density of the stuff that really amazed me.”
New volunteer Caitlin reflects on being 24 years old — and taking her first plane ride. Ever.