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Archive for December 2012

Whimsical Weather

I’m just going to come out and say it. Last week I launched a giant weather balloon miles into the sky and it was one of the coolest experiences of my life.  There.  Now that I have it off my chest,  I can begin to go into a little more detail about the weather adventure…

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Update News: Thursday, December 20, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Homer captain to receive recognition for bringing fuel to Nome last winter; Interior Secretary moving toward finalizing management plan for NPR-A; 2012 bowhead whaling quota has almost been reached; This Christmas, a visiting priest from Ghana is in Nome at Saint Joseph Catholic Church.

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Profiles: For Christmas, An African Priest in Nome

Nome’s Catholic Church has a visiting priest from Ghana. Father John Asanyire will deliver Christmas mass at St. Joseph’s so priest, Father Ross Tozzi, can lead mass at his other parish in Kotzebue. Father John Asanyire was ordained in Ghana in 1999. He entered the seminary missionary to be trained to be a Missionary of…

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Daily Quote: Joyce Kilmer

“Love is made out of ecstasy and wonder; Love is a poignant and accustomed pain. It is a burst of Heaven-shaking thunder; It is a linnet’s fluting after rain.” -Joyce Kilmer

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Update News: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Mercury monitoring site coming to Nome; Congress is looking at aid package to help victims of super-storm Sandy; Latest census shows 24% of Alaska’s population calls itself native or part-Native; Governor Sean Parnell announced more new board appointments.

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Breakfast Wednesday: Orange Chicken and Waffles

Waffles with syrup

Still have some whole wheat pancake mix left over from last week? Let’s use it to make waffles! But, what shall we top the waffles with? Oh! Orange sauce and pulled chicken! This takes VERY LITTLE prep work. Ingredients: (serves 2-4) 4 half chicken-breasts 2 cups Orange Juice 2-4 oranges (if on hand) 2 Tbs…

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Daily Quote: Martin Short

“The thing you can always rely on, your core person, comes from your family’s attention and love.” – Martin Short, Parade Magazine (January 23rd, 2000).

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Update News: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: City of Nome taking resident Mike Benchoff to court; City of Nome decided how to spend $100,000 NSEDC Community Benefit Share; Alcohol abuse, cost of healthcare, and weight issues are top health concerns for Alaskans; National Weather Service predicting another icy winter ahead for Bering Sea.

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A Different Kind of Ocean

When I hear “ocean” I imagine sun, heat, waves crashing, or rolling, or moving. Not silence. And not ice. But last year, while applying to KNOM, I realized in Nome, I would see the ocean freeze. And I of the Nevada desert, of summer days at a freshwater lake, visits to California beaches and Massachusetts…

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Congrats to the news crew!

It’s an exciting time for our mission: our news team is the recipient of two highly-coveted awards from the Alaska Broadcasters Association (ABA)! The ABA Goldie Awards recognize excellence in radio and TV broadcasting across the state of Alaska, and in November, the organization honored KNOM news with awards in the categories “Service to Children”…

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