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Archive for March 2013

Update News: Friday, March 29, 2013

In Friday’s news: Panel of experts at UAA Justice Center gave talks this week on tribal courts in Alaska; Nome Community Center hosting second social equity conversation tomorrow; Congressman Don Young say’s he’s not worried about investigation into whether he violated ethics rules; “Welcome to Nome” gold pan and “Three Lucky Swedes” landmarks have been…

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The called

An inspirational spot from the April 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: God doesn’t call the qualified. He qualifies the called.

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From Rome to Nome

Like many of our listeners – and, we imagine, many of our supporters – we were excited last month to hear the news of the newly-chosen Pope Francis. Thanks to you, the Catholic faithful throughout Western Alaska were kept informed on the headlines from Vatican City with hourly national and world news provided by ABC…

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Update News: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: PTPC issues severe reprimand to former NPS Superintendent Mike Brawner, sexual harassment charges placed on Brawner’s record; AK House of Representatives calls for Secretary John Kerry to attend Arctic Council meeting in May as America’s Arctic Minister; HB162 that requires teachers to work longer for tenure advances; AK House passes bill allowing…

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In the details…

I’ve always enjoyed acting and theatrical work; it’s something that gets in your blood, sometime when you’re young, and never really leaves you. Though majoring in theatre wasn’t in the cards for me, I’ve nearly always found a theatrical outlet wherever I am. And though I was very much looking forward to helping out with…

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Update News: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Shell executive in charge of Arctic drilling program steps down; Unalakleet is in midst of water emergency; Nome Common Council continues discussion of vessel, the Rustler; Iditarod Trail Committee is still investigating death of sled dog during 2013 Iditarod Race.

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Friends and fashions

Our inspirational spot for the week: Unlike the latest fashions, friends don’t go out of style, and if you’re careful, you won’t wear them out, either.

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Cold nights and volunteer travel

The temperatures each night are falling to about -20º F, and the stars sparkle in the dark night sky. As the moon traverses the heavens, the sound of houses crackling and snapping can be heard. As the air gets colder, pilings shift a bit, twisting home supports and floors. The night is alive with this and so many…

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Sounding Board: Preserving Native Song and Dance

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, March 28 at 10am), we’re talking about preserving Native song and dance. How have Native songs and dances been passed down to you? What can music and dance teach us about the past?  How will we carry this with us into the future? How can music native to Alaska…

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