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.
Recently, a Nome listener sent KNOM’s female staffers a wonderful surprise: homemade kuspuks.
“I am interested in sharing my (Inupiaq) culture and its approach of human respect for everyone and everything.” Meet KNOM community deejay Niviaaluk Brandt.
“Anyone who lives in Alaska knows it,” Tyler says. “Salmon has been, and always will be, a big deal.”
KNOM’s own recordings of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy are now available online — for immediate listening or download.
One of KNOM’s most popular recent stories concerns Savoonga, a community in our region that recently caught its second whale of the season.
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.
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.
News volunteers Francesca Fenzi and Jenn Ruckel, whose KNOM service terms conclude in July, recently looked back on their tenure at our radio mission.
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!