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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…

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 Nome's polling place, Old St. Joe's. Photo: David Dodman, KNOM file.

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:…

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.

Sunset over the Nome shoreline

Sculpting

Before coming to KNOM, I was working in theatre. Four things taught in light design are: 1.)  The eye first goes to the brightest point on…

Laureli talks with Senator Mark Begich

Senator in the building

Longtime readers of the Static may find it no surprise that, last month, KNOM received a visit from US Senator Mark Begich, the junior member of…

August ’93: Meet Tom Bunger

August 15, 1993 From Tacoma, Washington, Tom Bunger is among KNOM’s six volunteers, all new. He’s assigned as news reporter, working under the supervision of news…

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