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Rolland Trowbridge with UPS unit

One, Big Battery Unit to Power Them All

Even though our digital studios are still under-construction, their uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery unit — an impressive apparatus that will provide backup power for the entire studio — has just come online. Here’s why that’s important.

Father Ross Tozzi in KNOM's new digital studios

Father Ross, Back from Diomede

Serving the people of Western Alaska takes one to incredible places. Father Ross Tozzi recently returned from an extraordinary, unexpectedly lengthy stay in one of our region’s most singular communities, and later this month, he’ll be traveling again: this time, out of Western Alaska, entirely.

Matthew and Rob, Fairbanks airport, Iditarod 2015

A Singular Year for the Iditarod

In March, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race traversed the wilds of Alaska. As we’ve done every year, KNOM covered the incredible sporting event both from Nome and on-location: from the remote, interior Alaska checkpoints of this year’s unusual race route.

Jenn Ruckel at Nome-Golovin 2015

A Day of Blindingly Fast Sleds

In mid-March, amid all the excitement of Iditarod, KNOM rallied to cover another thoroughly Alaskan sporting event: a fast sprint race on snowmachines that captures the pride and attention of our region.