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The Nome Static

Cody Blackbird in Studio A

Live flute from Cody Blackbird

Thanks to you, our broadcasts feature a wide variety of news, information, and music, including specialty shows from dedicated, local volunteers. One such volunteer, Lisa Ellanna…

Matthew Smith

Our new news director!

In April, the news within KNOM’s walls was, at least momentarily, the news department itself. It was a bittersweet moment as we said goodbye to our…

Richard Beneville

A show new to KNOM: Story49

Thanks to your support, KNOM Radio has long been a vehicle for telling uniquely Alaskan stories, whether they’re breaking news events or the life experiences of…

Anticipating a joyful Easter

It’s the season of Lent: a season of reflection, sacrifice, and anticipation. During this time and always, we’re so grateful to you for continuing to make…

Our new boiler

Keeping the station warm

It might seem like a routine or prosaic replacement, but for a radio station in the sub-Arctic, it’s utterly crucial: last month, KNOM replaced the boiler…