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Archive for September 2012

Boat Found Capsized, No Sign of Norton Sound Couple

Yesterday Alaska State Troopers located the boat that 41-year-old David Slwooko and 48-year-old Debbie Kimoktoak planned to take from Koyuk to Unalakleet on Monday. Family expected them in Unalakleet Monday night and by Tuesday when they had not arrived – family contacted the Troopers. Trooper spokesperson Megan Peters says the boat was found on the…

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Update News: Friday, September 28, 2012

In Friday’s News: AST presume missing boaters David Slwooko, 41, and Debbie Kimoktoak, drowned in Norton Sound, boat found capsized on beach; New grant program aims to prevent teen suicides in Alaska; About 300 soldiers return to AK yesterday from Afghanistan, 2,700 more expected back in next three weeks; Sealaska Heritage Institute to open Walter…

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A Cabin on the Beach

I know it has been a common sentiment that this year’s KNOM volunteers are like a family. Yes, it’s true. We’ve already made time for morning gym adventures, dinners, dance parties and movie nights. Laura, our amazing coordinator/Captain Planet, gave us another opportunity to “get away” this past weekend for a volunteer orientation. Over the…

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Profile: At NEST, Shelter and Soup

Last winter, Shoni Evans made soup for Nome’s overnight emergency shelter almost everyday for seven months. Each morning Evans cooked about 40 cups of muskox stew, caribou soup, or smoked salmon chowder in her Snake River home. And she delivered it to the Nome Emergency Shelter Team at Nome’s Nazarene Church close to every afternoon–come rain, blizzards,…

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Update News: Wednesday, September 26, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Human remains found Monday still unidentified in Anchorage; Helicopter crash at Merrill Field Tuesday night; Alaska selling part of NPRA to drilling companies; Econ One Research advising Parnell administration on oil taxes; Bill proposed that would increase funding for legacy well cleanup; NEST looking for fish, meat and game donations for upcoming…

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Update News: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Police investigating human remains in West Anchorage; Wasilla hunter presumed drowned after attempting to cross swollen creek; Nome City Council distributed NSEDC Community Benefit Share, nixed gaming amendment, received thanks from departing Councilmember Knodel; Gov. Parnell in Asia, drumming up support for Alaska natural gas; Looming tax increase could lower Native Corporation…

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Anything Could Happen

At the end of the workday when you’ve had your share of listening to music and talking, nothing feels better than coming home to your radio companions and friends for a nice get-together of…listening to music and talking. I feel so blessed to have been placed among the four awesome individuals I share the Volunteer…

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Profile: Nome’s Community Garden

It’s harvest time at the community garden in Nome. The garden next to the Nome Food Bank is finishing up its first season. Despite the late start in July, founder Cheryl Thompson says community gardeners successfully sprouted broccoli, cabbage, mizuna, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, radishes, onions, swiss chard, turnips and peas. Hear more from KNOM Reporter…

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Update News: Monday, September 24, 2012

In Monday’s News: Charges dropped against Unalakleet Police Officer who shot a bear under order from city council; Crane in place & airport repair project nearing completion; NANA shareholders to receive $7.72 per share; Murkowski co-sponsoring Empower State Act; Nome Community Garden sprouts veggies.

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Let us live…

Our inspirational spot for the week: Let us live in such a way that when we die, our love will survive and continue to grow.

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