Western Alaskans are not easily impressed by money, fame, or shine: things people elsewhere spend lifetimes chasing. They are hardy, practical people who, first and foremost, care for one another. The same is true for KNOM. The mission innovates for long-term benefit, with an eye toward sustainability and service to listeners. The mission is evaluated…

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This spring, high school student Sara Bioff is learning broadcasting on-the-job as a KNOM intern. Bioff is the first of several high school interns who will be shadowing KNOMers, in a new partnership with Nome-Beltz High School. Here’s Bioff, in her own words: “My name is Sara Bioff, a junior at Nome-Beltz High School, and…

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RosaLynn Roxie Reamer, the first baby born in 2021 in the Norton Sound region, was born shortly after 11 p.m. on January 6th. According to the baby girl’s parents, Sarah Iyapana and Wayne Reamer of Nome, RosaLynn was actually not due until the end of the month. RosaLynn weighed a healthy six pounds, three ounces,…

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