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Paul and Amy

What’s news in Western Alaska? Every morning and afternoon, you can find out on KNOM.

We’re proud to offer local news – with KNOM Update News, KNOM News Headlines, and KNOM Weekend Update – and national stories from CNN.

KNOM Update News

Weekdays (Monday-Friday):
2 minutes after 7am, 8am, 9am, 12noon, and 5pm

KNOM features news stories specifically for Western Alaska on KNOM Update News. Each newscast is filled with information about current events, legislation, political races, cultural celebrations, and more; we strive to air what’s happening and what’s important in Western Alaska.

KNOM News Headlines

Weekday mornings (Monday-Friday):
7:31am and 8:31am

It’s headlines for Western Alaska for the day: on KNOM News Headlines, we broadcast abbreviated versions of our most important stories and of our regional weather forecasts.

KNOM Weekend Update

Saturdays and Sundays:
2 minutes after 12noon and 5pm

The news doesn’t stop over the weekend; neither do we. Find out what’s happening during the weekend hotline hours (12noon and 5pm) with KNOM Weekend Update.

National News

At the beginning of almost every hour, KNOM broadcasts two minutes of national news from CNN. KNOM also features one minute of breaking headlines from CNN, every weekday morning (Monday – Friday) at 7:30am and 8:30am.


KNOM often collaborates with the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN), the home of Alaska News Nightly. KNOM is also an affiliate of the Associated Press (AP).