96.1 FM | 780 AM | “Yours for Western Alaska”

Posts Tagged ‘spice’

Tackling drug use in the studio

Special show on Spice, in KNOM's Studio C

A key part of KNOM’s mission statement is to engage our listeners. Through your support, we strive not only to entertain Western Alaska but to interact with those we serve: to start and sustain conversations on topics and events that are impacting the communities of our region. Sometimes, these are difficult – but no less…

Read More

Update News: April 8th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska House passes sweeping education bill; Rio Tinto divesting its stakes in Northern Dynasty, proposed Pebble Mine owner; Synthetic drugs transporting through postal service, Sen. Murkowski tells Attorney General; First day of whaling season, Savoonga harvests 26-foot bowhead. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/04/2014-04-08-knom-update-news.mp3

Read More

Special program on Spice

Special program on Spice

On Friday, March 28, KNOM hosted a special program to address a growing problem in the region: synthetic drugs. Spice, bath salts, K2, synthetic pot, potpourri, plant-food: there’s a slew of names for these drugs. On top of that, manufacturers in the lower-48 and abroad have been very savvy about changing the chemistry and packaging…

Read More

Update News: February 14th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The Senate Indian Affairs Committee reviews a controversial report portraying violence in rural Alaska as a national disgrace; Nome Common Council passes an ordinance to combat psychoactive designer drugs like spice and bath salts; House Education Committee begins taking testimony on Gov. Parnell’s omnibus education bill; Nome Port Commission meets to discuss…

Read More

Update News: January 16th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: AIDEA holds community meeting in Ambler on the proposed road from the Dalton Hwy to the Ambler Mining District; Nome considers an ordinance to combat synthetic cannibanoids; Signed agreement anticipates AK’s equity share in a major natural gasline project; Togiak man will serve 15 months for killing protected walrus on Round Island.…

Read More