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Lenten Presence

Ashes in a cup

Western Alaska’s gain of six minutes of sunlight each day is both literally and liturgically a season of darkness turning to light. Spring starts slowly in the sub-Arctic; risk factors of poor mental health and even suicide tend to be elevated in bush Alaska at this time of year.

KNOM is a resource for faith and Lenten preparation as we wait for spring thaw and sunshine. You spread the light and hope that come from Christ; magnified through the airwaves, they have a profound, daily impact on life throughout the region. You are remembered in prayer daily. Thank you.

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We acknowledge that KNOM Radio Mission is located on the customary lands of Indigenous peoples. 

Based in the Bering Strait region, KNOM broadcasts throughout the homelands of the Iñupiaq, Siberian Yup’ik, Cup’ik and Yup’ik peoples.