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John Handeland Appointed Interim Mayor; Nome Police Accept Grant

The familiar face of John Handeland will be serving Nome as the interim Mayor until the City municipal elections this fall. The Nome Common Council chose former Nome Mayor and Interim City Manager Handeland to fill the vacancy left by the late Mayor Richard Beneville during their regular meeting on Monday night. While he won’t […]

Nome Continues CARES Act Discussions With Public Tonight

A telephoto view of Nome’s Front Street on a cloudy afternoon.

The City of Nome is debating how to spend $5.6 million in CARES Act funding and some Nome business owners think some of that money should go towards helping small businesses and boosting the local economy. Last week, the Nome City Council met in a work session to discuss with the public how that money […]

Messages of Faith

Bishop Chad Zielinski recently shared a message and prayer for peace and justice with parishes across the Diocese of Fairbanks. The message and prayer were read on the air to coincide with memorials around the country. Listeners are invited daily to pause for reflection and prayer four times a day: starting at midnight with an […]

From the GM’s Desk… (July 2020)

“Transformation begins within ourselves, recognizing that every human being is made in the image and likeness of God. KNOM’s mission remains steadfast in honoring the dignity of every human person. KNOM values being a friend and companion, serving respectfully, and honoring our Catholic ideals in the programming we air and in the daily actions of […]