96.1 FM | 780 AM | Yours for Western Alaska


With Profiles – airing on select weekdays, after the 9am and 6pm weather – we present longer-form news stories about the events, moments, people, and places that are shaping life in Western Alaska.

Update News: January 8th, 2014

In Wednesday’s News: Rep. Neil Foster briefed constituents in Nome on upcoming legislative session, addressing budget cuts, deep-draft port, HB-77, and redistricting; U.S. District Court sentences…

Large casks used for fermenting walrus meat in Savoonga.

Profiles: Svnga Thrift

Zachariah Hughes traveled to Savoonga to hear how the community is dealing with the economic disaster of this year’s record-low walrus harvest.

Profile: Government Shutdown

On Tuesday the federal government shutdown, sending an estimated 13,000 Alaska federal employees on furloughs and closing down or restricting many federal services. So what does…

Like What You're Reading?

Whether it's daily news stories or posts from our volunteers on life in the sub-Arctic, our online content is made possible through the support of people like you.

KNOM is supported almost entirely through private giving.

Donate Today

Like What You're Reading?