Rolland holding ethernet cabling

While KNOM has no official IT Manager amongst our staff positions, you’d never know it with the thorough, dedicated volunteer work of intrepid chief engineer Rolland Trowbridge. As we go to press, Rolland’s latest improvement project at KNOM is to re-route and re-organize our office building’s ethernet cabling: the wiring our staff uses to access…

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Marian paints at our AM transmitter site

  We can’t thank enough the donation of talent, treasure, and time from two incredible KNOM supporters – Tom and Marian Braun – who spent two weeks at our mission last month. The Brauns have long been financial supporters of our mission, but last month, they took their support to a rare, exceptional level by…

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Laureli talks with Senator Mark Begich

Longtime readers of the Static may find it no surprise that, last month, KNOM received a visit from US Senator Mark Begich, the junior member of Alaska’s Congressional delegation (pictured, mid-interview, with news director Laureli Kinneen). As one of the leading news organizations in rural Alaska – and one of the largest in the state…

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In September and October 2008, our newsletters were full of comings and goings – including those of our public affairs director Amy Flaherty and news director Paul Korchin. The Static reported on one of Amy’s final projects for our popular show Elder Voices: an interview with Savoonga, Alaska elder Ora Gologergen (guh-LOGG-er-guhn), pictured at top.…

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Did you know that this website contains a detailed, year-by-year timeline of our mission, extending back to before our first broadcast? You’ll also find an extensive archive of past newsletters, from the late 1990s onward.

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FCC license renewal paperwork

KNOM’s general manager Ric Schmidt is busy wrapping up work on our station’s license renewal with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Although it involves a large amount of paperwork, it’s a must-do for our mission once every eight years.

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