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Archive for July 2012

Update News: Monday, July 16, 2012

In Monday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal disaster declaration for king salmon fisheries on Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers; Alaska Nanuuq Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife in Shishmaref detailing new international quota for subsistence harvest of polar bears; Body of woman found south of Barrow identified as 28-year-old Eliza Mae Simmonds; Shell Oil’s drill rig…

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July 1999: Rod Ewing paints the tower

July 21, 1999 Rod Ewing begins to apply a new coat of paint to the KNOM tower. How do you paint a tower? “The first thing you do,” Rod jokes, “is take a bucket of paint and pour it over your head, so you get that part taken care of right off the bat.” Actually,…

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41 candles on our birthday cake!

On July 14, 1971, a dedicated staff of volunteers helped to launch a new kind of radio station. KNOM signed on as a mission radio station: a unifying source of inspiration, education, news, and entertainment. Today, KNOM is the oldest Catholic radio station in the United States. Over the years, we have heard so many…

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Update News: Friday, July 13, 2012

In Friday’s News: Human remains found near Brevig Mission that of Kyle Komok PenAir bans Sand Point tribal members from regularly scheduled service; Despite loss of offices from fire, Mary’s Igloo culture camp still on; Mike Benchoff has until Aug. 15 to be in compliance with port tariffs, faces ban from Nome Port; Shell Oil…

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Rest, Relax, Recover, and Resume

Hi everyone, The past week and a half since my family departed these Nome shores have found me appreciating how busy their visit truly was!  We packed a whole year’s worth of games, hugs, conversations, fights, and silliness into 10 all too short days!  Whew, what a visit, and to top off all the fun…

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