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Archive for November 2012

Sweet Child of Bethlehem

An inspirational spot from the Christmas 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Sweet Child of Bethlehem, grant that we may share in the profound mystery of Christmas. May Your peace shine upon the world forever.

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Thank you, Frank!

KNOM is sustained through the generosity of thousands of people, spread all across America. Some – like lawyer Frank Jazzo, pictured with KNOM board president Fr. Ross Tozzi – make our mission possible through their expertise. Based out of Washington, D.C., Frank was instrumental in the transfer of the official, FCC broadcast license to KNOM…

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A more beautiful Nome

The KNOM news department has recently reported on beautification efforts made by the city of Nome: the “abatement” (or demolition) of a number of abandoned structures. In the small communities we serve, these small civic improvements can make a big difference in town pride and even public safety; on rare occasions, abandoned structures can become…

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Pro-community, and pro bono

In this season of giving, we’d be remiss not to thank the many people who give so much of their time and energy to our radio programming. KNOM is privileged to feature the voices of a number of community deejays, each of whom hosts his or her own show of 1-2 hours, typically in the…

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Profile: Kaatiluta

This Saturday the Bering Straits Foundation, Sitnasuak Foundation and friends invite Nome residents to Kaatiluta. The event celebrates Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month. BSF Executive Vice President and event organizer Moriah Sallaffie says Saturday will simply be a time of celebrating the diverse native cultures in Nome. The name means “all of us,…

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May God be gracious…

An inspirational spot from the Christmas 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: May God be gracious to us and bless us and make His face shine upon us. May God’s ways be known on Earth, His salvation among all nations.

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Update News: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Changes in ocean’s pH levels from greenhouse gases affecting Alaska; Alaska health officials reporting sharp increase this year of pertussis, or whooping cough; Tugboat stuck on rocks near St. Michael since October not removed yet; Kaatiluta taking place Saturday in Nome.

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Daily Quote: John Dewey

“Art is not the possession of the few who are recognized writers, painters, musicians; it is the authentic expression of any and all individuality. Those who have the gift of creative expression in unusually large measure disclose the meaning of the individuality of others to those others. In participating in the work of art, they…

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Onward with our new studios!

We can’t imagine a more wonderful Christmas gift than the outpouring of generosity we’ve received for our major studio renovation and expansion project: the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios. By year’s end, with your help, we hope to have enough funds to sustain us through the first phase of the studios’ construction (slated through…

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I’m Going to Gambell!

“I’m going to Gambell,” I said. Responses: “Oh, you’re going to win some money?” As a news reporter, my job is to listen to residents within the region. Each voice is important. This means that part of my job is to travel to these communities and have face-to-face time with those being impacted by local…

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