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Archive for December 2012

Daily Quote: Anne Lamott

“My parents, and librarians along the way, taught me about the space between words; about the margins, where so many juicy moments of life and spirit and friendship could be found. In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that you get…

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Christmas lights

As we move through the dark days of winter and sub-zero weather, KNOM brings light to the lives of remote listeners throughout 100,000 square miles of Western Alaska. It is a special time of year for the KNOM volunteers. They are far from their families, yet they treasure the gifts of service that they share with…

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December 1992: In Elim, a fill-in for Santa

December 18, 1992 KNOM volunteer music director John Albers suddenly finds himself in a red suit, filling in for an ailing Santa. John portrays the jolly old elf on a National Guard flight to the village of Elim, about 100 miles east of Nome.

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Profiles: Nome-Grown Nurses

Nome’s new UAA nursing program requires late nights, exams, clinical practice, and weeks away from family to practice skills in Anchorage and Fairbanks. Three locals persevered through the demanding curriculum to earn the first nursing degrees ever earned in Nome. KNOM’s Eva DeLappe sat down with the graduates earlier this week. Sarah Weaver, Jessica Mute…

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Winter is Coming, Did You Bring Your Coat?

“I hate summer. My winter clothes and animal hats want to be liberated NOW.” This is what I told a friend as I suffered from heat stroke last summer.  I daydreamed of snow and wind and of a frozen land up north, and guess what? I got it. This is my first winter in Nome.…

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Update News: Friday, December 14, 2012

In Friday’s news: Crews woke up early in Nome to put out a fire; Federal biologist convinced Alaska has seen start of debris washing ashore from 2011 tsunami in Japan; Senate green lighting disaster relief bill to floor; Three local students earned first nursing degrees ever in Nome; Airborne windmills may be coming to Alaska.

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Daily Quote: Morihei Ueshiba

“Instructors can impart only a fraction of the teaching. It is through your own devoted practice that the mysteries of the Art of Peace are brought to life.” -Morihei Ueshiba

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Update News: Thursday, December 13, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Community of Emmonak without potable water; Bering Straits Health Consortium and UAA Anchorage will graduate first 3 students from Nome nursing program; Alaska Senator Mark Begich expected to serve on Senate Indian Affairs Committee during upcoming Congress; Nome Common Council learns city morgue is in poor condition; Smoking is now more expensive…

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Daily Quote: Caryll Houselander

In Mary the Word of God chose to be silent for the season measured by God. She, too, was silent; in her the light of the world shone in darkness. Today, in many souls, Christ asks that he may grow secretly, that he may be the light shining in the darkness. In the seasons of…

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