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Community elder Betty Segock in her home in Elim, Alaska.

Wisdom from Alaska Elders

Episodes of KNOM’s “Elder Voices” have been recorded and produced to preserve the stories of Western Alaska’s cherished community members. These stories mean so much, and they’re made possible thanks to you.

2015 KNOM volunteers turn on the Christmas star

Cheer, Even Amid Challenge

Our 2015-16 volunteers, like so many of their predecessors, are embracing a tradition of selfless service during the holidays, banding together with each other — and with our communities — as they spend the holidays away from their hometowns and family.

Youth leadership retreat, Unalakleet

A Special Retreat for Wellness

Many individuals and organizations in rural Alaska are taking steps to address the tragically high rates of youth depression and suicide in our region. One recent example is a leadership retreat in the community of Unalakleet. Thanks to you, we brought the story of this unique, impactful youth gathering to our listeners.

2015 e-Waste Pickup in Nome

Helping to Keep Alaska Clean

A recent collection of “e-waste” in Nome was a singular opportunity for our community to make rural Alaska a cleaner place to live. We were happy not only to spread the word about this important community need but also to take part in it!