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Postal workers throughout the region have been filling in as Savoonga waits for a new, permanent postal worker to be hired.

To Shishmaref and Savoonga

Thanks to a sponsorship with a regional airline, KNOM staff and volunteers benefit from free travel to many of the communities our mission serves. Lately, our…

Picking up the baton

As you read this, our newest full-time volunteers are busy acclimating to life in rural Alaska and diligently learning their new service tasks at KNOM. As…

Positive momentum

Western Alaska saw record heat, and then the rains came. The ice has finally left the beaches and off-shore waters. Summer is here! Nonprofit organizations of…

A trip to Elim, Alaska

Thanks to a sponsorship with a regional air carrier, KNOM Radio is frequently the beneficiary of free air travel to many of the communities we serve.…

“Oh, foggy day…”

Nome residents may have had the old George Gershwin song (“A Foggy Day”) running through their heads early last month, as KNOM’s hometown was shrouded for…

A cleaner community

For the third year in a row, KNOM was proud to participate in a special recycling event in Nome last month: an annual collection of e-waste…

An endless day

As you read this, the region we serve – sub-Arctic Alaska – is experiencing the apex of its long, summer sunshine. Although the sun does dip…

Dreaming of Iditarod

Our weather alternates between blizzards and clear, calm conditions. We can feel the pull of spring as we approach Easter Sunday. KNOM brings Easter Mass to many…