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Archive for October 2012

Update News: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: 3 subsistence fishermen found guilty of fishing with salmon nets during restrictions this past summer; Coast Guard removes fuel from tugboat stuck 2 miles from St. Michael; Sharon Cissna is running for Congress; Light earthquake shook residents of Anchorage and Kenai; Cabela’s outdoor retailer plans to open Anchorage store.

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Update News: Tuesday, October 30, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: Trials began in Bethel for fishermen who allegedly fished with restricted salmon nets; Air taxi pilot spent cold night after crashing near Emmonak; New report finds alcohol & drug abuse cost Alaska $1.2 billion in 2010; Congressman Don Young is running for Alaska seat in U.S. House of Representatives; Alaska’s migration of…

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Gourd Times

  This is my favorite time of year.   Fall means donning warm sweaters, listening to the rustling of dry, colorful leaves on your front lawn, and enjoying the last few weeks of greenery and sunshine filled days.   Unless you live in Nome.   I’m not quite sure, but I think autumn came at…

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Sounding Board: Organ Donation

This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 1, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about organ donation. Are you an organ donor? In many cases, we’re asked that question only while in line at the DMV, but for some people, that question is a matter of life and death. Donated organs can save lives, but Western Alaska…

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Update News: Monday, October 29, 2012

In Monday’s news: Fog allows Senator Murkowski, Coast Guard Admiral and National Guard General to visit Nome schools; Community of Chuathbaluk receives running water & flushing toilets; Trials begin today for Alaska Native subsistence fishermen charged with illegally fishing for king salmon; Effort underway to increase participation in Regional Advisory Councils; CEO of Anglo American…

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Let me hold Your hand…

Our inspirational spot for the week: Father, let me hold Your hand, and, like a child, walk with me all of my days, secure in Your love and strength.

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Halloween, 1970: The AM tower is complete

October 31, 1970 The AM tower construction is complete. Nome Joint Utilities runs a power line across the tundra to the tower, and it is lighted. It’s finished just in time. Two days later, blizzards shut down Nome for almost three weeks.

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In Western Alaska, winter’s coming – and quickly

The snow covers mountains, hills, and the tundra. On clear nights, we are blessed with colorful auroras as the night sparkles with stars and planets. The scenic majesty of bush Alaska is breathtaking during the day and at night. As the seasons change and the thermometer falls towards zero, we thank all who help us…

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News Radio Voice

If you heard Brian Williams or Diane Sawyer say, “Tonight on ABC, Obama in Syria, unemployment on the rise, and a tiger visits the moon,” you would think, yes, that did happen, and you would want to hear more–because they read it with the voice. The confident and authoritative tone, the masterful control of emphasis and pacing,…

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Update News: Friday, October 26, 2012

In Friday’s news: Nome cable-modem service won’t change cost when GCI’s broadband internet arrives in 2013; Alaskans will vote in November on whether to amend or revise the state constitution; City of Nome taking applications for vacant common council seat; ConocoPhillips Alaska reports net earnings for third quarter.

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