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Archive for January 2013

KNOM heard in Sweden!

The light is returning, and on clear days, the sky radiates a sparkling, deep blue light. Sunrise and sunset glow with fiery yellow and red hues. At night, the stars and planets twinkle with occasional interruptions from majestic auroras. Last week, we received notification that a long-distance radio listener in a small village called Forsa (shown in…

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Update News: Monday, January 28, 2013

In Monday’s news: Minnesota climber thwarts third attempt to summit Denali in the dead of winter; Company of Alaska Army National Guard headed to Kuwait; Alaskan environmentalists attempting to persuade Congressional representatives that Shell Oil should not drill this summer; BP looking to recognize rural educators in BP Teachers of Excellence program.

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Daily Quote: Billy Davis

‎”I’d like to teach the world to sing In perfect harmony I’d like to hold it in my arms and keep it company. I’d like to see the world for once All standing hand in hand And hear them echo through the hills “Ah, peace throughout the land.” That’s the song I hear…” -Billy Davis…

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Update News: Friday, January 25, 2013

In Friday’s News: Social Security payments to switch to electronic payment March 1st, recipients wanting a paper check need to fill out waiver; Sen. Begich co-sponsoring legislation aimed at improving mental health care; New trial date set for Teddy Kyle Smith, charged with attempted murder, assault, etc.; Coast Guard still investigating mystery petroleum source found…

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FUDSicles.

  Taking a look outside of my bedroom window today, I was struck by two thoughts.  Firstly, that at one point, I could see just a couple of rooftops followed by a beautiful green and red carpet of tundra before my eyes reached the stoic White Alice Towers atop Anvil Mountain.  Now it takes a…

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Daily Quote: E.M. Forster

You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know from experience that the poets are right: love is eternal. ~ E. M. Forster‎‎ ~

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Update News: Thursday, January 24, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Illness affecting seals and walruses in Alaska in 2011 still being determined; Witnesses say pilot who disappeared in mid-October was last seen intoxicated at Soldotna airport; Governor Sean Parnell has asked that State of Alaska be included in federal Shell Oil investigation; City of Nome Parks and Recreation Director reports city bowling…

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Daily Quote: Michelle Russell

“When you have accomplished a goal, don’t look at it as the finish line; look at it as being the starting point for your next achievement. Life is an endless marathon, so as long as you are breathing. Don’t sit idle for too long; instead set your sights on that next marker point.” -Michelle Russell,…

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