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American flag on table

Primary Focus

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.

Zach and Matt host Sounding Board

Why Online News Matters

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.

Blanket toss, Nalukataq

On Top of the World

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.

Kristin Leffler

Meet Our 2014-2015 Class

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.

Breakfast Wednesday: Haley, Ashley, Megan, and Dayneé

A healthy start to the day

Thanks to you, KNOM continues to be a place where nutrition and health are regularly encouraged. One example: the Morning Show and Breakfast Wednesday.