Hear from 2023 Iditarod finishers under the burled arch in Nome

By Davis Hovey | March 28, 2023

KNOM Radio covered as many of the mushers in the small field of 33 as we could. By the time everyone finished, the final count was 29 teams completed the 51st running of the Iditarod.

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Two Bering Strait region students head to state spelling bee

By Greg Knight | March 24, 2023

A pair of Bering Strait region students are competing at the state’s spelling bee and angling for a chance to take their wordsmith skills to a bigger stage.

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Nome woman recovering after serious snowmachine crash, GoFundMe account set up

By Greg Knight | March 20, 2023

A Nome-Golovin race crash left Ivory Okleasik unable to walk. A GoFundMe account has been set up for Ivory to assist in paying for a custom wheelchair and modifications to her residence in Nome.

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House tribal committee hears testimony on language bill

By Greg Knight | March 14, 2023

House Bill 26, is seeking to rename the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council as the Council for Alaska Native Languages and would also increase the number of voting seats on the council from five to seven.

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St. Lawrence Island researchers investigate health consequences of pollution

By Greg Knight | March 1, 2023

Concerns over health issues such as cancer and other diseases have driven researchers and members of the Sivuqaqcommunities of Savoonga and Gambell to investigate a connection between failing health and environmental contaminants.

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