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Still part of the family

Speaking of our facilities and equipment: we’d be remiss not to offer our thanks to Les Brown, the longtime volunteer engineer who, although retired from daily…

Summercise Radio!

The production department has been busy for the past few weeks, as we’ve been shepherding the kids of Summercise through writing and producing radio spots. During…

Whales!

The temperatures are hovering in the low-50s, and our region’s families are fishing, hunting, and preparing to gather greens and berries. They are also listening to KNOM. The…

Made it to 42!

As you may know, on July 14, 1971, a dedicated staff of volunteers helped to launch a new kind of radio station. KNOM signed on as…

June ’81: The KNOM Marching Band

June 20, 1981 The “KNOM Marching Band” captures second place in Nome’s Midnight Sun Festival parade, organized by Mary Yanikoski. In pouring rain, a group of kids walk…

Re-connecting with family

Volunteer Eva DeLappe (pictured, left) had a special guest earlier this spring: her twin sister Sarah (right), who spent a week visiting Nome. The week included…

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