A new program on KNOM offers “audio postcards” from different places and different moments of daily life in Western Alaska. Learn more about the show Dearest Alaska.
Even though ours is a region plentiful in reindeer, that’s not how Santa Claus — and one of our reporters — traveled to one of the communities KNOM serves for a special visit last month.
For one recent visit to Shishmaref, Old St. Nick didn’t rely on elves or reindeer. He had a lot of human helpers, instead — and a C-130 cargo airplane.
December 18, 1992 KNOM volunteer music director John Albers suddenly finds himself in a red suit, filling in for an ailing Santa. John portrays the jolly old…