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Archive for December 2012

Daily Quote: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

Yet with the woes of sin and strife The world has suffered long; Beneath the angel-strain have rolled Two thousand years of wrong; And man, at war with man, hears not The love-song which they bring; O hush the noise, ye men of strife, And hear the angels sing. -Lyrics to “It Came Upon a…

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Openings in the heavens

An inspirational spot from the Year-End 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in the heavens where the love of our departed ones peer through and shine down upon us to let us know they are happy. – inspired by an Eskimo legend

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Studio fund: over $400,000!

Step by step, our studio renovation and expansion project – the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios – is moving forward as the calendar turns over into 2013. As we go to press, we’re anticipating the first phases of construction to begin any day. Our contractors will use the special shipments of wood, pictured at…

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Signs of the season

It’s a strikingly dark time of year in Western Alaska. On clear days, we’re treated to gorgeous sunrises and sunsets (like the one pictured above); the sun rises just shy of 12 noon and sets before 4pm. While the sunlight is brief, the darkness allows KNOM’s Christmas star – perched atop our FM transmitter tower…

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Sounding Board: Music in Your Life

This Thursday on Sounding Board (December 20, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about music – and in particular, the music most important to your life. Can you sing? When did you learn to sing? Do you play an instrument? Can you read music, or are you completely “play-by-ear”? What memories come out when you hear…

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God in the dark

An inspirational spot from the Year-End 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: I would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light. – Mary Gardner Brainard

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Financial report: coming soon

As you read this, we’re busy preparing our financial summaries for 2012. We’ll have a breakdown of our income and expenditures in the January 2013 issue of the Static. Stay tuned!

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Update News: Monday, December 17, 2012

In Monday’s news: Water pressure is back in City of Emmonak, but residents still need to boil water; Kalskag-to-Aniak trail on Kuskokwim River closed; Alaska still ranks number one in country for Chlamydia; Researchers finally have chance to examine umiaq pieces dug out in 1953; Nome schools in session today.

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