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Archive for October 2012

Update News: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Galena woman choked until unconscious, another woman charged with felony assault; Two Kivalina teenagers steal $189,000 from the Kivalina Native Store; Elections today for Nome Municipal seats; Alaska voting registration deadline is October 8; New Alakanuk airport opens; Senator Begich advocating for oil reserves in the NPRA.

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Sounding Board: Grief

This Thursday on Sounding Board (October 4, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about grief. Grief is painful, difficult, and universal. When our friends and family members experience the pain of losing someone or something they care about, they shouldn’t feel alone. How can we take care of ourselves and others during times of loss? What…

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Mooseloaf – It’s What’s for Dinner!

I went on something of a cooking kick this weekend – making everything from Risotto to Pita Bread to Mooseloaf over the course of several days. Since we didn’t even have moose meat until Saturday night, that’s saying something. I’m not really sure where this interest in cooking came from, but it’s been wonderful to…

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Prayers for Father Armand, and new ways we’re saving power

We continue to give thanks and celebrate the faithful service of KNOM’s spiritual advisor, Father Armand Nigro, S.J. He has been offering prayers and Masses for the intentions of thousands of KNOM’s supporters, our staff, and listeners. We ask for your prayers for Fr. Armand as he deals with a variety of health challenges. He continues to pray…

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October 1992: Seas surge in fall storm

October 5, 1992 The worst storm in eighteen years strikes Nome: a low-pressure center swells a storm surge to eight feet above normal, with waves cresting ten feet above that. Covered with flotsam and jetsam, Nome’s main thoroughfare is under water, and where it runs along the beach, half of it is gone. Several roofs…

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Kimoktoak’s Body Found

The body of 48-year old Debbie Kimoktoak was found last Friday on the beach southwest of Unalakleet. Trooper Spokesperson Beth Ipsen says a Bering Air helicopter pilot reported spotting the body on the shoreline. Unalakleet State Troopers went out and recovered the body. Ipsen says Kimoktoak’s body was sent to the state medical examiners office…

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Update News: Monday, October 1, 2012

In Monday’s News: Pilot Station 9 year old boy shoots another 9 year old, he dies; State finds Wasilla day care center occasionally negligent; Pilot escapes floatplane crash unharmed in Anchorage; Early snow in Anchorage; UAF professor presents research on sled dogs; Senators urge halt to arctic drilling.  

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