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Archive for November 2012

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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Tuesday: Fantastic Four Part 2

Miss the broadcast of the second part of “The Fantastic Four vs. The Puppet Master”? Don’t worry – here’s the second episode!  But this will only last for this week, so listen to it quickly! Fantastic Four vs. The Puppet Master – TUESDAY

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Update News: Tuesday, November 20, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: Tapping into Norton Sound natural gas resource may not be worthwhile for Nome; Board Member for Bristol Bay Native Corporation charged with sexually assaulting female; Gambell residents still waiting to hear back from Coast Guard about oiled wildlife samples; Environmental group seeking endangered species protection for Pacific harbor seals.

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Daily Quote: Michael Chang

“I see so many people… who appear unhappy because they don’t choose to do things they love with intensity, and consciousness, and courage. If I can get people to lower their egos/defense mechanisms and open their minds–to dream bigger and to chase those dreams… then I feel like I’m doing the part of my job…

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A new blog (this blog!), and a new look to our online newsletter

Frequent visitors to our website may have noticed a new blog appear earlier this year. Our Mission Blog – that is, the blog you’re reading right now! – is home to stories, photos, inspirational spots, and updates detailing our radio station’s latest activities, and now, it’s also home to our newsletter, The Nome Static. Starting…

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Going mobile

Starting with the Christmas 2012 edition of our newsletter, the print versions of the Static will now feature a small barcode – what’s called a QR code – on the back of each issue. (The QR code pictured, for example, links to all of the articles in our Christmas 2012 newsletter.) If you have a smartphone…

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Too small to be a burden

An inspirational spot from the Christmas 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: If a care is too small to be turned into a prayer, it is too small to be made into a burden.

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This just in!

Just before the deadline for the Christmas 2012 Static (our newsletter), we received great news: KNOM had received two Goldie Awards at the annual convention of the Alaska Broadcasters Association! The awards recognize KNOM news programs; you’ll find more details here, as well as in our forthcoming Year-End 2012 newsletter.

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