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Let the Races Begin

Sled dog team in Bethel, Alaska

It’s the beginning of “race season” in Western Alaska: the sled dog and snowmachine races that traverse, and fascinate, our state. In January, we covered the Kuskokwim 300.

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A New Office in Anchorage

Robyn Woyte

In addition to our Nome headquarters, KNOM’s development and business office has opened a second branch in Anchorage. Our new office allows us to serve even more efficiently both our rural Alaskan listeners and the many Lower 48 supporters who make our mission possible.

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Blessed with Visitors

Bishop Chad celebrates Mass in Nome, December 2015

From the Fairbanks bishop to staffers and supporters, old and new, KNOM has been graced with a number of special visitors this winter: all of them, members of the incredible KNOM family.

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Wintertime News

The Yukon River

From a stranded seal to a dangerous hole in Yukon River ice, recent stories from KNOM’s news department offer a special glimpse into what makes Western Alaska so unique — and, at times, so challenging.

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Laura, Our Program Director

Laura Collins

As KNOM’s new program director, Laura Collins is keeping alive a cornerstone of our daily mission: overseeing the many kinds of programming that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire our listeners.

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Merry Calls

Marjorie Tahbone in Studio A

In December, our annual Christmas Call-In Show gave Alaskan listeners a special, festive way to spread holiday cheer to their loved ones — thanks to you.

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Margaret: From Volunteer to Recruiter

Margaret DeMaioribus

Our newest staffer at KNOM is Margaret DeMaioribus, a volunteer alumna who’s returned to Nome, and our mission, to coordinate our current volunteer program, to reach out to our local community, and to recruit the next generation of KNOMers from colleges and universities.

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In Your Mailbox

KNOM envelopes

As the calendar year turns over into 2016, we’d like to mention a few items you may find in your mailbox from KNOM in the coming weeks — if not already.

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