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Archive for January 2013

Live simply…

An inspirational spot from the February 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Live simply, so others can simply live.

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Reflections from our volunteers

KNOM’s full-time volunteers remain hard at work, and thanks to our Volunteer Blog, you can stay up-to-date on all of the ways these outstanding, service-minded individuals are making a difference in Western Alaska. (Among other things, the blog showcases recent photos of our volunteers, a few of which are sampled above and below.) One recent…

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Daily Quote: Thomas Fuller

“Let grace and goodness be the principal lodestone of your affections. For love which has ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue” -Thomas Fuller, 1642

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What happened when I said “yes” to KNOM

KNOM Radio has touched the lives of so many people, including its volunteers and staff. This month, volunteer-turned-general-manager Ric Schmidt shares the many ways KNOM has changed his life: In the summer of 1984, I said “yes” to KNOM, and from that day forward, I was swept into an intense, active ministry that serves so…

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Face the music

An inspirational spot from the February 2013 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Christ helps us to face the music, even though we may not like the tune.

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Sounding Board: Trash

Researchers are finding more and more garbage on the Arctic Sea floor. How do we stop this from happening? What are the best ways to dispose of garbage – to keep our environment, and ourselves, healthy? This Thursday on Sounding Board (January 31, 2013 at 10am), we’re talking about trash. How do you dispose of trash? Does your…

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Update News: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council approves $1.5 million purchase of Nome Alaska Gold Company property near Port of Nome; Alaska House of Representatives will consider creating short-term driver’s licenses for temporary residents; Senator Lisa Murkowski introduces Congressional bill focused on preventing youth suicides; Fishing will not be allowed for early-run king salmon this summer…

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Be Your Best!

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be at my best. Thinking back, I feel that I identified being at my best with accomplishing something – a small task or even a big feat. As I look at my time here at KNOM, I think it’s a bit different.  I love…

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Daily Quote: T.S. Eliot

When the Stranger says: “What is the meaning of this city ? Do you huddle close together because you love each other?” What will you answer? “We all dwell together To make money from each other”? or “This is a community”? T. S. Eliot, The Rock (1934)

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Number One

Our inspirational spot for the week: If all we take care of is “Number One,” we won’t add up to very much.

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