96.1 FM | 780 AM | Yours for Western Alaska

Update News

News stories specifically for Western Alaska. Each newscast is filled with information about current events, legislation, political races, cultural celebrations, and more; we strive to air what’s happening and what’s important in this region.

Update News: October 24th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Laureli Kinneen reports from a Rock the Vote concert the night ahead of AFN’s start in Fairbanks; Speakers at AFN conference discuss $228…

Update News: October 23rd, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Unless the lawful definition of Alaskan Native is changed, thousands will not qualify for ACA benefits; Kawerak Wellness Center hosted a Green Dot…

Update News: October 21st, 2013

In Monday’s newscast: Community in Savoonga economizing as winter approaches amid worst walrus harvest on record; Alaska Native people from across state gathering for AFN and…

Update News: October 18th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Two Democrats, Dunbar and Moore, gear up for the House primaries; The NPR-A lease sale is scheduled for Nov. 6th; Effects linger from the…

Update News: October 17th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: GCI and KTUU reach temporary agreement to keep channel broadcasting outside of Anchorage; Unseasonably warm October weather coming from high pressure system and…

Update News: October 16th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Pilgrim Hot Springs revises geothermal energy forecast based on recent drilling; Red King Crab fishery stalled amid gov’t shutdown, but Norton Sound Region…

Update News: October 14th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Statoil comes to Nome to discuss potential lease-holdings in Chukchi Sea; Museum and Library Commission in Nome gets update on Richard Foster Building;…

Update News: October 11th, 2013

In Friday’s news: AK fishermen lack easy access to healthcare; Haines Borough amends charter to end corporate personhood; AFN needs volunteers in advance of annual convention…

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?