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The Nome Static, 2013 (All)

Check your mailboxes (soon)!

In mid-January, KNOM will be mailing tax receipts to all benefactors who have donated a total of $50 or more in calendar year 2013. Our development team – Betsy and Lynette – are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Their office hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Alaska time, or 12noon-9pm Eastern). Feel free…

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Preparing for winter

Tara throws the switch

We’re at the start of our long, sub-Arctic winter. As rain and mud turn to snow and ice underfoot, we, like our listeners, are taking all the steps you’d expect to prepare for the colder months to come.

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From Alaska to Russia, with love

Laureli and American visitors in Anadyr

News director Laureli Kinneen was able to take advantage of an incredible opportunity this fall: to report, on location, from an international conference in Anadyr (AH-nuh-deer), a city in the northeastern Russian region of Chukotka (choo-COAT-kuh). The gathering – The Beringia Days International Conference – brought together researchers and cultural representatives from both sides of…

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A new knom.org

KNOM.org on an iPhone

As you’ve likely already discovered, our online home has a brand-new redesign. The new knom.org offers lots of new enhancements; perhaps the most obvious of these is this site’s new responsive design, which means the site is now fully compatible with almost any internet-capable device: desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. The photo above shows…

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Openings in the heavens

Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in the heavens where the love of our departed ones peer through and shine down upon us to let us know they are happy.

– inspired by an Eskimo legend

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Wired

Rolland holding ethernet cabling

While KNOM has no official IT Manager amongst our staff positions, you’d never know it with the thorough, dedicated volunteer work of intrepid chief engineer Rolland Trowbridge. As we go to press, Rolland’s latest improvement project at KNOM is to re-route and re-organize our office building’s ethernet cabling: the wiring our staff uses to access…

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