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The Dream Theater on Nome's Front Street back in 1944. Photo courtesy of the Carrie McLain Museum.

Story49: Voices From the Dream Theater

Throughout the early-20th century, many in Nome frequented the Dream Theater for entertainment. But it was also the site of a historic event when a 15-year-old Alaska Native girl stood up against the segregated seating policy. Listen here to the full story.

Past, present, future: online

Did you know that this website contains a detailed, year-by-year timeline of our mission, extending back to before our first broadcast? You’ll also find an extensive archive…

Our 42nd birthday!

Did you know? KNOM turns 42 this month. It was on July 14, 1971 that KNOM-AM first went on the air, with a broadcast initiated by…