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Dear Friend…(October 2023)

In the first part of October, we remember and celebrate the life of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis imitated Jesus Christ in many ways. Both were humble men who wandered around small villages preaching to whomever would listen. Following St. Francis’ example, KNOM continues to serve as a messenger of love, mercy, hope and […]

KNOM Partners With America Idol To Find Talent In Western Alaska

The hit TV show, American Idol was recruiting talent from part of rural Alaska this August in a unique way. Partnering with American Idol, KNOM sent staff to remote villages by boat, small plane and sometimes both in one trip to film audition tapes for Alaskans who are struggling with unstable internet. Everywhere in Alaska, […]

Barbie Goes To Fish Camp

Angela Gonzalez and her daughter Ermelina introduced “Fish Camp Barbie” to the digital stage this summer. Less than a week after her debut on July 27th, this extraordinary creation captivated the hearts of nearly a hundred thousand viewers across platforms like Twitter and TikTok. This endearing creation breathes life into the timeless ethos of “We […]

Annual Berry Festival Draws Crowds

“The Nome Berry Festival, an eagerly awaited annual tradition that celebrates the berrypicking season, took place on August 19th. This year’s event featured over 50 talented vendors, showcasing a delightful array of blueberry-themed artwork, mouthwatering baked goods and more. From captivating dance performances to exquisite handcrafted jewelry, there was something for every visitor to enjoy. […]

Passing On The Baton

“After dedicating the past five years to KNOM and Western Alaska, KJ has moved back to her home country of Norway to be closer to family while her husband Sam studies Public Health in Oslo. Taking the reins as KNOM’s new Development Director is Cindy Lentine. Cindy has lived in Alaska for many years; she […]