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The Nome Static, 2014 (All)

“A Year on Top of the World”

The 2013-2014 class of KNOM volunteers

As we say goodbye to the 2013-2014 class of KNOM volunteers, we offer snapshots of their recent writing on our website; each offers a glimpse at what makes our volunteer program so special and so crucial.

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Primary Focus

American flag on table

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.

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Why Online News Matters

Zach and Matt host Sounding Board

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.

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On Top of the World

Blanket toss, Nalukataq

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.

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Meet Our 2014-2015 Class

Kristin Leffler

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.

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