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A Note From a Listener

On November 22, the KNOM business office received a thank you letter from a village listener who received a radio and booster in the mail. If you gave to the “$50 for 50 years” radio giveaway, this letter is for you. “I was pleasantly surprised to receive an unexpected gift from KNOM. Entertainment, broadcast news, […]

Dear Friend… (End-of-Year 2021)

FM transmitter tower

As the mission hit the milestone of 50 years on the air in July, esteemed leaders in the community spoke publicly about the impact of KNOM has had over the years. It is clear that KNOM’s long-term presence in Western Alaska has empowered growth and engaged local listeners to tell their stories and instigate transformation […]

FY 2021 By the Numbers

“Plan for the worst, hope for the best” was our strategy for the journey through the quagmire of last fiscal’s year prolonged pandemic-related challenges. Most charities had a rough year. In FY 21 (which lasted from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021) KNOM was 0.5% under budget for expenses and 11.6% over budget for […]

2021 at KNOM: Year in Review

January The year begins with the arrival of vaccines for COVID-19 in Nome. Western Alaska is one of the first regions in the Untied States to receive the vaccine, and several communities rally to slow the infection rate. Also, a brave power crew in Unalakleet repair an overhead line in the middle of a major […]