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Let Us Pray

Rosary Beads

Prayer is part of the daily rhythm of broadcasts on KNOM Radio.

Culture While Incarcerated

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center. Photo: Margaret DeMaioribus; KNOM.

About two-thirds of those incarcerated in Alaska and then released from prison return. In recent months, however, Nome’s Anvil Mountain Correctional Center has taken a fresh approach to lower recidivism rates and to improve rehabilitation for inmates: a new embrace of traditional Alaska Native culture.

KNOM: The Next Generation

Matthew by the Russian tanker Renda, Nome

Do you know someone who might be a good KNOM volunteer fellow? Now is a key time in the mission’s preparation for the 2019-2020 service year.

Shelter From the Cold

Exterior of off-white building in Nome at dawn.

Western Alaska’s harsh winter weather is a challenge for every resident who calls this region home. For those who have no home, it’s life-threatening. In Nome, there’s a new shelter that offers daytime services for those who have nowhere else to go.

In the Hall of Fame!

Smiling group of family and friends surrounds KNOM general manager emeritus Ric Schmidt, holding an award.

Longtime KNOM general manager Ric Schmidt was inducted on November 9 into the Alaska Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. He’s the 64th inductee into the ABA’s storied roster of broadcasting leaders.

From the GM’s Desk (February 2019)

“KNOM is able to share empowering stories of dedication and service in Western Alaska through your tireless efforts,” Margaret writes in the end-note to the February newsletter.