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Our new news director!

Matthew Smith

In April, the news within KNOM’s walls was, at least momentarily, the news department itself. It was a bittersweet moment as we said goodbye to our longtime news director and, a few weeks later, welcomed a familiar face to the position. We’re proud and so fortunate to have counted Laureli Kinneen among our ranks for…

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Update News: March 3rd, 2014

In Monday’s News: EPA announces it’s starting a formal process to stop development at the proposed Pebble Mine; Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage is a festive affair; Small businesses in Nome gear up for economic bump with influx of Iditarod visitors. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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The Iron Dogs

Iron Dog racers coming into Nome during the race in 2014. Photo: KNOM file.

It’s the world’s longest race of snowmachines – Alaskan parlance for snowmobiles – and last month, it passed through our region. The Iron Dog Snowmachine Race is an annual focal point for our listeners. The 1,000-mile-plus competition traverses some of Alaska’s most isolated terrain, with a course stretching from Anchorage to Nome to Fairbanks. Racers…

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