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USGS Bird Camp outside Nome. Photo: Anna Rose MacArthur, KNOM.

Profile: Bird Camp

Notice all the birders around Nome? Listen to one researcher’s study on shifting bird populations on the Seward Peninsula and life at “Bird Camp.”

Update News: November 25th, 2013

In Monday’s news: A small Canadian mining company is in the early stages of exploring a graphite deposit on the Seward Peninsula; AK Transportation Department will…

August ’93: Maars!

August 6, 1993 On KNOM’s daily feature interview program, Alaska volcanologist Jim Beget informs listeners that large lakes on the northern Seward Peninsula are actually maars, the…

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.…

Conversations in rural Alaska

A regular part of our mission is to send our hardworking volunteers to the rural, isolated villages in our listening area, especially when events rally those…

Update News: Friday, August 24, 2012

A low front from Siberia brings strong winds, high water, and rain to the Seward Peninsula/Norton Sound; a Navy SEAL with Aniak roots publishes a book about his experiences in the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden; initial drill results at a graphite deposit 40 miles north of Nome could be “one of the most significant” graphite resources in the world; U.S. Senator Mark Begich to introduce legislation creating a national seafood marketing effort; NOAA charges American Seafoods with 39 violations of Magnuson-Stevens Act for fish fraud; Alaska State Museum seeks entries for biennial exhibition on Alaskan photography

August 1993: What’s a maar?

August 6, 1993 On KNOM’s daily feature interview program, Alaska volcanologist Jim Beget informs listeners that the large lakes on the northern Seward Peninsula are actually…

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