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Archive for March 2013

Update News: Tuesday, March 19, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome City Council tables resolution to approve 2013 Port of Nome Strategic Development Plan; U.S. House of Representatives passes amended version of SKILLS Act; Alaska House passes resolution urging federal government to protect Second Amendment; Legislators file amendment to Alaska House resolution opposing genetically-engineered salmon; Nome Police Chief John Papasadora receives Patriotic…

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Daily Quote: Jud Hendrix

“All we have is today This morning, this sunrise Our breath is a sign that this day has entered us It has chosen us In our waking may we receive it with an open and gracious heart As God receives God” -Jud Hendrix

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Dreaming of Iditarod

Our weather alternates between blizzards and clear, calm conditions. We can feel the pull of spring as we approach Easter Sunday. KNOM brings Easter Mass to many places with no priest, keeping the faith family together. A former KNOM volunteer sent us an email, and we would like to share some of her thoughts. As I…

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March 1968: Picking a frequency

March 20, 1968 Pioneer Alaska broadcaster Augie Hiebert, who is handling the Nome Catholic radio project’s paperwork, suggests 780 kHz as the new station’s frequency. In a letter, he asks Peter Gureckis of John H. Mullaney’s Washington, DC engineering firm if he concurs.

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Update News: Monday, March 18, 2013

In Monday’s news: U.S. increasing stockpile of interceptor missiles; Alaska Senate Finance Committee made adjustments to oil tax bill last Thursday; 2010’s Republican Senate candidate, Joe Miller, considering running for Senate next year; Shell’s Kulluk rig almost ready to leave Alaskan waters; Army Corps of Engineers starting to dredge small boat harbor in Bethel.

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Daily Quote: Joseph Campbell

“We have not even to risk the adventure alone, for the heroes of all time have gone before us — the labyrinth is thoroughly known. We have only to follow the thread of the hero path; …where we had thought to travel outward, we shall come to the center of our own existence. And where…

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Update News: Friday, March 15, 2013

In Friday’s news: Body of missing 32-year-old Harvey Pitka of Russian Mission found; Preliminary report from NTSB says cargo plane crashed near Dillingham last week due to “rising terrain”; Department of Interior has concluded review of Shell’s failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign; UCLA geographer says Arctic shipping could be possible by mid-century; Alaska Senate Finance Committee…

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