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The KNOM AM transmitter site, surrounded by snowy tundra.

AM Transmitter Woes

KNOM’s AM transmitter, now in its third decade of service, is nearing the end of its usable life. As multiple outages in recent months have shown, the time has come to replace it.

Smoke in Nome's weather forecast

Smoke in the Sky!

Daily life in Alaska is predictably unpredictable, and this summer’s weather in Western Alaska was no exception.

Update News: April 21st, 2014

In Monday’s news: Non-white groups remain at higher risk for HIV, AIDS in Alaska; Legislature extends 90-day session to tackle education, budgets; Bill to create partially…

Our new boiler

Keeping the station warm

It might seem like a routine or prosaic replacement, but for a radio station in the sub-Arctic, it’s utterly crucial: last month, KNOM replaced the boiler…