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Not a Drop to Drink

Landscape of rural Alaska town on a sunny summer day

Your support enables KNOM to provide crucially-needed information to rural Alaska: such as when, earlier this year, two listening communities were placed on “boil water” notices because of concerns of tap water contamination.

Ravn Alaska Seeks International Air Safety Certification

Ravn passengers can now fly directly to Kotzebue from Anchorage and back. Photo Credit: Davis Hovey, KNOM (2017).

“The I-OSA standard… is the gold standard worldwide,” said Bruce Joseph with Ravn Alaska. The airline has begun the process of becoming certified with the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (I-OSA).

Wintertime News

The Yukon River

From a stranded seal to a dangerous hole in Yukon River ice, recent stories from KNOM’s news department offer a special glimpse into what makes Western Alaska so unique — and, at times, so challenging.