Dan Graham named as interim president, CEO of Bering Straits Native Corp.

By Greg Knight | May 26, 2023 |

Gail R. Schubert, who has been CEO of Bering Strait Native Corporation since 2009 and president since 2010, will no longer serve in that role.

Nome-Beltz Nanooks host annual basketball camp

By Greg Knight | May 26, 2023 |

Students entering grades three through nine took part in the camp, which is led by Nanook boys’ head coach Pat Callahan and a crew of his high school players. 

Steckman: Nome budget process continues, mill rate may go lower

By Greg Knight | May 25, 2023 |

According to Nome City Manager Glenn Steckman, the property tax mill rate has been set by staff and the council in recent weeks at 11 mills, which is a drop from last year’s 12-mill rate.

Suwat: Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program

By Davis Hovey | May 25, 2023

On May 24th, Norton Sound Health Corporation’s Reba Lean co-hosted Suwat with Danielle Slingsby of Kawerak to discuss tobacco cessation.

Nome city council honors Tom Vaden for decades of volunteerism

By Greg Knight | May 24, 2023 |

The Nome Common Council passed a resolution on Monday, May 22 honoring Tom Vaden for his decades of service to the community, and his years of work with the Nome Volunteer Ambulance Service.

Child advocacy center to serve Hooper Bay, surrounding villages

By Greg Knight | May 23, 2023 |

A child advocacy center has opened in Hooper Bay and will serve children there and in the nearby villages of Scammon Bay and Chevak.

Army Corps seeks permission to disturb marine mammals during Nome port modification

By Greg Knight | May 23, 2023 |

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has requested authorization for non-lethal harassment, or disturbance, of marine mammals as part of the deep-water port modification in Nome.

National Guard Black Hawk helicopter, crew to be stationed in Nome

By Greg Knight | May 22, 2023 |

The Alaska Army National Guard is in the process of stationing a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter and air crew permanently in Nome.

Piscoya says MMIP initiative is growing in Alaska, Lower 48

By Greg Knight | May 19, 2023 |

Retired Alaska State Trooper Lonny Piscoya, who was raised in Nome, returned last year to the Alaska Department of Public Safety to lead the department’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Initiative.

Co-stewardship talking circle events held in Nome, across the state

By Greg Knight | May 18, 2023 |

A series of talking circles involving Alaska Native tribes, regional and village Tribal land managers, Native non-profit corporations, Elders and federal land managers are being held across the state over the next few weeks.

Ocean Knowledge: Episode 7

By KNOM Radio | February 14, 2023

On Feb. 10, Gay Sheffield and Rick Thoman discussed ecological research in conjunction with regional knowledge with Ocean Knowledge host Megan Onders.

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Suwat: Norton Sound health

By KNOM Radio | January 30, 2023

Kawerak partnered with Norton Sound Health Corporation to share what’s happening with Norton Sound health. On Jan. 25, NSHC CAMP department staff Tracy Gregg, Nicole Mertz and Reba Lean joined Danielle Slingsby to talk about fitness classes.

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KNOM calling for Elder voices

By KNOM Radio | January 23, 2023

Do you know an Elder who would like to share a story with Western Alaska? Watch the video to learn how to contribute to Elder Voices on KNOM 780 AM 96.1 FM.

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Arctic Deep Draft Port design pushed back, Congress funding increased

By Davis Hovey | January 18, 2023

Nome’s deep draft port project was originally scheduled to have 95% of its final design set by the beginning of December 2022. As the new year has begun, that benchmark has been delayed. The upside is the port project is getting a financial boost.

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Arctic Energy “mobile office” visits Nome

By KNOM Radio | January 18, 2023

Givey Kochanowski visited Nome on behalf of the Arctic Energy Office under the U.S. Department of Energy.

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