Lady Nanooks and Unalakleet Boys both took second place team awards in the 2017 Nome Subway Showdown over the weekend. The teams ranked behind Kotzebue girls and boys, who both grabbed first place.
Recent changes to Nome’s seasonal sales tax have altered the distribution of revenue from pull-tab (gambling) sales, sparking a debate over who needs pull-tab earnings more: local nonprofits, like the Nome Winter Sports Association, or the City.
In his 2011 interview, Shishmaref elder Davis Sockpick remembers a time when he could rely on his team of dogs for just about anything.
In their latest audioblog, the volunteers discuss some of their holiday traditions, what exactly Arbor Day is all about, and what new holidays they would create if they could.
“Just know that you are not alone… and that you are loved.” That’s among the many lessons of the incredible journey of the current Miss Alaska, Rosemary Berg, whose story was heard on KNOM thanks to you.
A recent incident at KNOM’s AM transmitter site is but the latest example of the challenges of operating a radio station in a remote corner of the sub-Arctic.
A US postage stamp is tiny, but its impact is large for our mission.
Did you know? Nome’s St. Joseph Catholic Church pastor, Father Tom Kuffel, schedules first Friday Masses for the intentions of KNOM’s benefactors and supporters.
KNOM AM/FM recently won an Alaska Broadcasters Association “Goldie” Award for its coverage of the 2016 Iditarod. As always, we’re honored to share the award with all whose support keeps KNOM on the air.
Western Alaska’s lack of infrastructure and reliable basic services affect KNOM listeners profoundly. Through your support, it’s been a frequent subject of recent news stories.