In 1938, Norbert Kakaruk was born in a sod house in Mary’s Igloo. His January 2008 interview details his life and experiences growing up in western Alaska without his eyesight.
On this week’s episode of Elder Voices, we visit with Unalakleet’s Irene Katchatag, through her interview with KNOM from April 2002.
Steven Agloinga was born in White Mountain in 1926. Steven shares his story in a rebroadcast of Elder Voices from a 2004 interview with KNOM. Join KNOM every Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm, for a rebroadcast of the beloved series Elder Voices.
This month, a special episode of Story49 takes on a journey through the past, present, and future of Pilgrim Hot Springs.
It was on July 14th, 1971 that our radio station first went on the air. This month, in Nome, KNOM celebrates 45 years of service to the communities of our region.
In the May episode of Story49, learn the history of Nome’s White Alice towers from John Handeland.
Do you have a connection to Pilgrim Hot Springs? KNOM’s Story49 invites you to share your memories, stories, and connections to the hot springs for an upcoming oral history program.
Our corner of Alaska was host to an historic visit last month. President Barack Obama’s trip to our state marked the first time a sitting president visited the Arctic — or anywhere in bush Alaska — and thanks to you, KNOM news was on the front lines both before and during this unprecedented trip.
In 1944, a decade before Rosa Parks, a Nome teenager helped spark a movement for Alaska Native civil rights. Meet Alberta Schenck.
Lew Tobin reads excerpts from the compilation of old mining tales he collected back in the 1970’s — and tells his own tale of becoming an Alaskan.