A recent incident at KNOM’s AM transmitter site is but the latest example of the challenges of operating a radio station in a remote corner of the sub-Arctic.
KNOM AM/FM recently won an Alaska Broadcasters Association “Goldie” Award for its coverage of the 2016 Iditarod. As always, we’re honored to share the award with all whose support keeps KNOM on the air.
The US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) sent a team to Nome last week to evaluate economic strategies for the Bering Strait Region.
Before tonight’s regular meeting of the Nome Common Council at 7:00pm, a work session will be held to discuss a potential low income housing project in Nome. By the end of the regular meeting, Mayor Beneville is expected to appoint Raeshawndra C. Jett to the planning commission.
Nome’s public hearing on the Superior Court judge vacancy will be held at the Courthouse tomorrow, December 8th, starting at 1:30 pm. The public is encouraged to attend or call-in with comments.
“We just evaluated it (Rock Creek Mine) and decided that in the near term, the best move for Bering Straits was to reclaim the land and get the mine back to a stable environment,” Dan Graham said of BSNC and its subsidiary, Alaska Gold Company, which reclaimed the Rock Creek Mine site.
Recently, KNOM’s Davis Hovey and Doctor Theobald discussed the opioid epidemic, the “Chasing the Dragon” documentary about the life of an opiate addict, and potential help or resources for those struggling with addiction.
Alaska Army Guardsmen with the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment located the two men an estimated 40 miles east of Nome.
The countdown is on for the start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled-dog race on March 4th.
Switching to an LED beacon atop KNOM’s AM transmitter tower has saved the mission tens of thousands of dollars in the past 13 years. It’s an example of how we strive to make the best use of our donations.