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Archive for November 2012

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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Monday: Fantastic Four Part 1

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

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Fantastic Four vs. The Puppet Master

All this week at 9:45 AM on the KNOM Morning show with Lucus and Dayneé – we’ll be airing the short-form radio drama “The Fantastic Four vs. The Puppet Master”, originally recorded in 1975. This blast from the past is from the Marvel Comics Radio Series – it’s fun for all ages, and reminds us…

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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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Weather reports, and two more Goldie awards

Please pray with us for KNOM friends and family in areas struck by Hurricane Sandy. We pray for a rapid recovery for the devastated communities. May God watch over them as they rebuild. As our temperatures approach zero, the blustery winds remind us how treacherous the weather can be — day or night. KNOM continues…

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November 1970: Waiting for the weather for tower construction

November 22, 1970 After three weeks of blizzards and winds, the weather has briefly cleared. Volunteers John Pfeifer and Tom Busch are belted to the AM tower at the 95-foot level, and eight others on the ground hoist the microwave receive antenna, which the pair install.  Weather closes in again, and work can’t resume for…

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Update News: Friday, November 16, 2012

In Friday’s news: Senate Republicans are vowing to continue a moratorium on earmarks this coming Congress; Alaska community is exploring solutions to a possible water shortage, this winter; Unattended candle a likely cause of fire in a downtown Juneau apartment building; Professional artist helping students paint a mural at the Wales School; Nome Health Fair…

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Always Wear Sunscreen.

You step outside with your layers of warm cotton, rain resistant nylon, and cozy wool to breathe in a clean, crisp, breath of ocean air.  Welcome to your morning in Nome.     For my first few weeks here, the smell of ocean air paired with the chilly atmosphere totally baffled my senses.  I would…

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