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Archive for February 2013

Update News: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska House has passed anti-firearms regulation bill; Eligibility requirements to receive Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend may change as Alaska House passes bill; Bethel Representative Bob Herron calls for full vetting of proposed amendment regarding school vouchers; Nome City Council passes five ordinances amending city’s FY 2013 Budget; Sunken gravel barge near Kwethluk may…

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Daily Quote: Yehuda Amichai

From the place where we are right flowers will never grow in the Spring. The place where we are right is hard and trampled like a yard. But doubts and loves dig up the world like a mole, a plough. And a whisper will be heard in the place where the ruined house once stood.…

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Update News: Monday, February 25, 2013

In Monday’s news: Dusty Van Meter and Marc McKenna have done it again, taking first place in 2013 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race; First changes have been made to Governor Sean Parnell’s oil tax proposal; Nome Utility Manager updated NJUS Board at meeting last Friday; Join Ishmael Hope tomorrow night for an evening of storytelling.

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Today

Our inspirational spot for the week: Today is a gift from God. Will I keep it to myself, or share it with others?

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Daily Quote: Steve Jobs

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with…

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In the frigid air, construction continues

The moon shines from a pale blue sky as ice crystals dance across the tundra, carried by a fierce North wind. The sun makes the snow on the land and sea ice sparkle like a billion diamonds. The ice has stopped shifting (for now), and a few brave souls are setting their crab pots through…

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February 1993: Hearing the Mass in remote Diomede

February 28, 1993 KNOM volunteer news director Cherie Collins is on incredibly remote Little Diomede Island (pictured above), her small plane having landed on a strip cleared of snow on the Bering Strait ice pack. Diomede does not see a priest more than one or two Sundays a year. On this day, a Sunday, Cherie…

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Update News: Friday, February 22, 2013

In Friday’s news: Leaders in 2013 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race in middle of final 10-hour layover; Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has signed management plan that allows access to oil & gas resources on nearly half of NPR-A; Nome Public Schools personnel investigation has been forwarded to State Commissioner of Education; Nome’s Port Commission approves 2013…

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Singin’ bout Iditarod

Over the last month, all KNOM volunteers have been reporting on various snowmachine and sled dog races happening across our region. We are currently reporting on Iron Dog: the longest, toughest, snowmachine race in the world. However, the big Kahuna doesn’t start until next Saturday:  The IDITAROD Sled Dog Race. Because we receive such a…

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