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Archive for November 2012

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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Update News: Monday, November 19, 2012

In Monday’s news: Grounded vessels leaking fuel near Cold Bay; NSEDC claims massive golden king crab quota by investing in Seattle-based fishing company; NSEDC declares Community Benefit Shares at a total of 1.5 million dollars; UVEC General Manager Ike Towarak retiring, recognized for service; Republican Senators looking to capitalize on newfound control of Alaska Legislature.

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Profile: Artist-in-Residence at the Wales School

The Wales Kingikmiut School is bringing lines, colors, and paintbrushes to their 36 students this month thanks to the Artist in Schools program. The program, made possible by the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Bering Straits School District, the Rasmusson Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, brings professional artists to schools across…

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Daily Quote: John Keats

‎”Don’t be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, in as much as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully…

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