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Courtney with Jake Kenick in a scene from The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance… of Giving Back

It was a proud moment both for the Nome community and for KNOM early last month, as a local theatre production brought a few of our full-time volunteers into the arts scene of our region — and brought a taste of 1890s England to 2010s Alaska.

Francesca Fenzi and Jenn Ruckel in Wales, Alaska

A “Restorative” Trip to Wales

For news volunteers Francesca Fenzi and Jenn Ruckel, a recent reporting trip to the small community of Wales, Alaska offered the special opportunity not only to build new relationships with our region, but also to deepen existing ones — and to immerse themselves, a bit more, in the incredible place we serve.

Nome's Lahka Peacock shares his story during a live storytelling event hosted on April 4th.

Story49: Live Storytelling Event

Couldn’t make the Arctic Entries/Nome Arts Council storytelling event? No worries, this month’s Story49 includes full audio from the show as well as an interview with the organizers. Tune into KNOM on Sunday or Thursday or listen right here.

The Incident of the Perplexing Nutmeg of Nineteen Eighty-One.

Say ‘Yes’

After an eventful day of service at Nome’s Food Bank, Jenn understands why volunteers are advised to respond in the affirmative when opportunities arise.