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Zach and Matt host Sounding Board

Why Online News Matters

Recently, our station has expanded its news coverage by providing stories online, with full text and audio. News director Matthew Smith explains why this is such an important step, and why your support makes all the difference.

The author and her trusted sidekick: iPhone

Searching for Service

Living in Alaska without a cellphone is a paradigm shift, newly-arrived volunteer Caitlin says. “I started to experience things fuller. I went out with nothing in my hands to distract me.”

Francesca and Jenn at the Last Train to Nowhere

A Place at the Table

With all the newbies now arrived at KNOM, volunteer Jenn explains what they’ve been up to around town: from family dinners to exploring the Last Train to Nowhere.