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NJUS to Host Community Energy Discussion on Nuclear Microreactor Technology

A power pole in Nome. KNOM stock photo. April 9, 2024 Ben Townsend, News Director The Nome Joint Utility System (NJUS) will host a public discussion Wednesday, April 17 to provide information on the potential benefits of constructing a nuclear microreactor in Nome. This discussion seeks to build on a previous hearing held in August […]

The Cost of Living in Alaska

Gas Prices in Nome, Alaska, March 2016

Among the exceptional challenges of life in rural Alaska is its very high cost of living. Explore a few concrete examples of just how more expensive basic staples are in Alaska, compared to their Lower 48 counterparts.

At KNOM, the Future is Bright. Literally.

Pat Knodel installs LED lights

A new light source is shining within KNOM studios, and it’s an example of the modern, cost-saving technologies we’re hoping soon to implement in our studios expansion project.

2012 Financial Report

The fiscal year from July 2011 to June 2012 was unique for our mission; the year saw the transition of KNOM to a new, independent nonprofit entity (KNOM Radio Mission, Inc.), as well as the first steps in our studio annex project, the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios. With your enthusiastic support, we finished […]