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Zach and Matt host Sounding Board

Why Online News Matters

Recently, our station has expanded its news coverage by providing stories online, with full text and audio. News director Matthew Smith explains why this is such an important step, and why your support makes all the difference.

Matthew Smith

Our new news director!

In April, the news within KNOM’s walls was, at least momentarily, the news department itself. It was a bittersweet moment as we said goodbye to our…

We use these to hear sounds.

Delicate Sounds

I am hearing more. As I spend more time at the sounding board, or hunched over audio-editing software, or scanning phone-calls for choice snippets of detail,…

Election day at Old St. Joe's, Nome

To the polls

Like all across the country, voters in Western Alaska went to the polls on November 5th. In Nome, the items on the ballot were relatively few:…

A fishing boat smashed among the driftwood in Stebbins, a week-and-a-half after bad storms.

The Luck in Malady

Zach recently traveled to the community of Stebbins to report on storm damage inflicted by this month’s Bering Sea storms. The trip, albeit quick, taught multiple lessons.