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Norton Sound Residents to Receive $575 Utility Credit from NSEDC on Next Statement

A close-up view of a utility meter on the side of a Nome building.

Utility meter in Nome. Photo: Matthew Smith, KNOM. In an effort to alleviate economic pressures in the Norton Sound region, the Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation (NSEDC) is issuing a $575 energy subsidy for 2024. Residents can expect a credit on their upcoming utility billing cycle, an initiative designed to ease the financial burdens faced […]

Transmitter Replacement Update

A radio station transmitter site on gently rolling tundra near the shoreline of the Bering Sea

KNOM’s AM transmitter is overdue for a replacement. A recent grant from a regional Alaska nonprofit puts the station within striking distance of the funds needed for this crucial overhaul. Can you help?

Alumnae, Back at the Microphone

Tara Cicatello in Studio A

There’s an infectious spirit of service at the heart of our mission; it’s been at the core of what we do, and how we view our role in rural Alaska, since our earliest days on the air in 1971. Like Les Brown (about whom we’ve written elsewhere in our November newsletter), the people who work […]

Our new news director!

Matthew Smith

In April, the news within KNOM’s walls was, at least momentarily, the news department itself. It was a bittersweet moment as we said goodbye to our longtime news director and, a few weeks later, welcomed a familiar face to the position. We’re proud and so fortunate to have counted Laureli Kinneen among our ranks for […]