A few months ago, KNOM’s Margaret DeMaioribus accompanied Nome parish priest Fr. Vince Burns on a day trip above the Arctic Circle: to the hub city of Kotzebue, Alaska.
Summertime at KNOM is a bittersweet confluence of happy greetings and difficult goodbyes. This month, we’re saying a final “Godspeed” to the four outstanding people who’ve just departed Nome for points south: our 2015-16 volunteers Maddie, Emily, Laura, and Mitch, who consistently went above and beyond in serving the people of Western Alaska this year.
Recycling is a complicated and often-unwieldy — but still important — task in the Alaska Bush. That’s why we’re happy to spread the word about Nome’s annual e-waste recycling event — and why we participate ourselves.
We’re within a few short weeks of beginning to use our expanded studio — the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios — as an active broadcast and production space.
It was on July 14th, 1971 that our radio station first went on the air. This month, in Nome, KNOM celebrates 45 years of service to the communities of our region.
KNOM’s new business and development office in Anchorage has been a confluence of blessings in recent months — among them, a visit from Father Ross Tozzi.
KNOM’s own recordings of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy are now available online — for immediate listening or download.
We’re excited to report that several of KNOM’s renovation and construction goals are nearing completion as of late spring 2016.
In April 2016, KNOM Radio took home four awards from the annual conference of the Alaska Press Club. The awards recognize the work of KNOMers past and present — and they reflect the incredible difference made by our network of supporters and listeners.
One of KNOM’s most popular recent stories concerns Savoonga, a community in our region that recently caught its second whale of the season.