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The Nome Static

Robyn Woyte

A New Office in Anchorage

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.

Bishop Chad celebrates Mass in Nome, December 2015

Blessed with Visitors

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.

The Yukon River

Wintertime News

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.

Laura Collins

Laura, Our Program Director

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.

Marjorie Tahbone in Studio A

Merry Calls

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.

Margaret DeMaioribus

Margaret: From Volunteer to Recruiter

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.

KNOM envelopes

In Your Mailbox

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.

2015 KNOM volunteers turn on the Christmas star

Cheer, Even Amid Challenge

Our 2015-16 volunteers, like so many of their predecessors, are embracing a tradition of selfless service during the holidays, banding together with each other — and with our communities — as they spend the holidays away from their hometowns and family.