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.
Volunteer Dayneé Rosales recently traveled to an incredible place: Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost city in the USA and the host of a traditional whaling festival, Nalukataq.
It’s a moment of transitions for our volunteer program. We’re so excited to introduce to you the five outstanding women who will serve as our 2014-2015 volunteers.
Funds for our studio construction are now just shy of $700,000; Dayneé has received an award for her production work; and our entire station is a finalist for one of broadcasting’s highest honors.
An unusual weather system is pushing water into the Norton Sound, creating high water and climbing waves normally seen during fall storms.