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NSHC Resumes Expansion of Quyanna Care Center, Doubling Size and Adding 12 Beds

Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) has resumed construction of its Quyanna Care Center (QCC) expansion project. Residents may notice new temporary fencing around the site, the first steps in a major project aimed at enhancing elder care in the region. When QCC was founded “Quyanna”, the Inupiaq word for “thank you”, was chosen as part […]

NSHC Donates $100k to Five Communities for Outdoor Basketball Courts

Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) has announced funding for the construction of outdoor basketball courts in five communities. The move comes as the predominant healthcare provider in the Bering Straits works to ensure all communities in the region have access to outdoor basketball courts. The funding from NSHC’s FY2023 Board Donations Budget includes $100,000 each […]

KNOM’s Unsung Volunteers

Support nurse Anne (Irsfeld) Ivanoff

In the past 50 years, not all of KNOM’s support volunteers have been reporters or broadcasters. In the mission’s early days, many volunteers were nurses and doctors.

What’s cookin’?

The hosts of KNOM’s Morning Show – volunteers Dayneé Rosales and Lucus Keppel – have been cooking up lots of great things this year. Literally. For months now, Lucus and Dayneé have collaborated with representatives from the CAMP Department, a division of Nome’s hospital that specializes in nutrition and healthy lifestyles. CAMP’s Katie Gonzales and […]