Matthew Smith has moved on from KNOM Radio, but not before greatly impactful stints both as a volunteer reporter and as a news director.
Officials with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation estimate 200 to 300 gallons of home heating oil have spilled after the failure of a fuel filter gasket.
Nome Elementary School will host two performances of Assimilation — Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
The Arctic Council just concluded its first meeting under U.S. Chairmanship in Anchorage, and a select few delegates traveled up to Nome for an afternoon, touring the town and meeting locals to get a sense of what life is like in rural Alaska.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nome’s regional hospital recently hosted a bra fitting with Certified Prosthesis Fitters from Anchorage.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
As President Barack Obama shifts his focus to western Alaska, Kotzebue residents discuss oil, erosion, and subsistence.
A master ivory carver was in Nome two weekends ago to share his knowledge with students new to this tradition.
In March, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race traversed the wilds of Alaska. As we’ve done every year, KNOM covered the incredible sporting event both from Nome and on-location: from the remote, interior Alaska checkpoints of this year’s unusual race route.
From Iditarod pilots to chest-high snow drifts, here’s a quick look back at what early spring has brought to our mission in recent years (2000, 2005, and 2010).