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The Nome Static

A life well lived

If I make anything in this life, let it be friends. If I gain anything in this life, let it be love. If I give anything…

Making our new studios

The sounds of hammers, saws, and heavy equipment continues to echo throughout KNOM studios, as work on our studio annex – the Tom and Florence Busch…

Still part of the family

Speaking of our facilities and equipment: we’d be remiss not to offer our thanks to Les Brown, the longtime volunteer engineer who, although retired from daily…

A day in Gambell, Alaska

Two of our volunteers took an exceptional trip to a rural Alaska community this summer. In a small plane, Dayneé Rosales and Eva DeLappe journeyed to…

Picking up the baton

As you read this, our newest full-time volunteers are busy acclimating to life in rural Alaska and diligently learning their new service tasks at KNOM. As…

Local voices

KNOM is a radio station with community at its core; we exist to serve the community and, in so many ways, draw our strength and energy…

A killer (whale) story

In late July, Nome residents were treated to an incredible sight just off our coastline: a small group of whales passing through the neighborhood. A pod…