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Archive for October 2012

“I am glad we are able to help in some small way…”

From time to time, we share a short story that touches us. Here is a portion of a response to a donation thank-you from a KNOM listener. She writes: While we are not Catholic, KNOM has been our preferred radio station for years, and we do appreciate your prayers. These last few months and the upcoming ones, we…

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Update News: Monday, October 15, 2012

In Monday’s news: Man suspected of child abuse arrested Tuesday in Nome; Palmer pilot missing since Saturday; Alaska Supreme Court allows state employees to use private email for state business; 2012 AFN Convention taking place this week; Man arrested Sunday at Anchorage International Airport for bomb threats; Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell declares October as Energy…

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Update News: Friday, October 12, 2012

In Friday’s news: Nome runway 10-28 now open; Anchorage police find second body this week; Alaska Miner’s Association met in Nome, yesterday; GCI reports service will be lost a few minutes daily; ACLU of Alaska visited Nome this week.

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Update News: Thursday, October 11, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Discussion begins in Nome for a Bering Strait Management Authority; 66-year old, John Strickling, arrested in Nome, Tuesday; Human remains found in South Anchorage; One injured from boiler explosion at Sitka Coast Guard hangar; 5 fishermen rescued near Kodiak; Alaska National Guard airmen returning from Afghanistan; Governor Parnell proclaims October as Domestic…

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A Day With Headphones

Ever wonder what the Music Director does at KNOM?  Here’s a look into my typical Monday: At 10am I roll into an already hopping studio.  Lucus and Daynee are rocking the end of a hilarious morning show that I had the chance listen to while I was at the gym.  They were their usual hilarious…

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Profile: Stebbins Stories, a memoir by Phil Dunne

Philip Dunne taught in Stebbins for 15 years. When in Stebbins and since his departure in 1999, people in the community have encouraged him to write a book. The memoir documents all facets of his life in Stebbins. Dunne coached winning wrestling teams. He got to know and had some experience helping reindeer herder Teddy…

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Update News: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: NSEDC awards 6 grants for 2012 Small Business Initiative; Alaska judge upholds law for parental notification of a minor before an abortion; Partner in Education Award presented to Leo Rasmussen; Nome Elementary School sponsoring “United Against Bullying” day, today; Conflict over anti-doping policies for dogs changes upcoming race; Stebbins teacher publishes book.

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Late Night Northern Lights

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve thought of the Aurora Borealis as one of the greatest wonders of the natural universe. Seeing the Aurora was one of the things I was most excited to do in Alaska. So last night, when the General Manager and Business Manager’s daughter called me at 10:30 pm and…

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Update News: Tuesday October 9, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: AK Airlines says flights running close to normal, 78 flights cancelled due to shut down in ticketing system; Nome east-west runway to open this week, opening delayed by weekend storm; Long-time Nome resident Mary Knodel recognized for service to City of Nome; $100-thousand warrant still out for John Wayne Strickling, accused of…

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Sounding Board: Youth and Tobacco

This Thursday on Sounding Board (October 11, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about youth and tobacco. We often see young people smoking or using tobacco in our communities – and maybe even in our own homes. Let’s start a conversation on how to stop youth tobacco use in the places we live. At what age…

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