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Archive for April 2013

Update News: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Head of U.S. Coast Guard testified last week on Coast Guard’s 2014 budget request; Opponents of controversial tax cut for oil companies beginning to gather support for referendum; State Supreme Court gave Alaska Redistricting Board clarification last week; Nome Board of Education passes FY14 budget for Nome Public Schools; National Weather Service…

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To the Dredge!

Spring fever is in the air. After only four hours of daylight in the fall, much darkness, sadness, adjustment, the sun is here to stay. Everyone is coming out of the woodwork. As roads continue to clear, children are seen riding their bikes, playing in the diminishing piles of snow, jumping in puddles. I find…

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Transitions

Although our daylight hours are increasing, the final throes of winter are long in Western Alaska. With temperatures just below freezing, small pellets of ice and snow still fall from the sky. Cooler-than-normal temperatures are slowing the retreat of the ice and snow, the air is brisk, and you can hear the occasional crackling of sea…

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May 2003: Honoring nurses

May 2, 2003 During National Nurse Week, Norton Sound Health Corporation honors three nurses. They are: Terry Romenesko, RN; Annie Blandford, RN; and Linda Peters, RN, all of whom came to Nome as KNOM support nurses. Each has dedicated more than twenty years of care to patients at the Nome hospital.

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Update News: Monday, April 29, 2013

In Monday’s news: GCI announces Unalakleet has terrestrial broadband services; Four bowhead whales landed in Savoonga; 2013 CITGO fuel program deadline approaching; BSSD has another NYO record holder; Nome’s Laura Samuelson reappointed to State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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Called to serve

With your support, the KNOM Radio Mission has been a presence in Western Alaska’s communities for more than four decades – and not always just through the airwaves. We’re so thrilled when our outstanding, full-time volunteers serve our region even beyond KNOM’s studio walls; news reporter Margaret DeMaioribus is one such volunteer. Margaret, who hails…

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The least important person

An inspirational spot from the May 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Your love for God is no greater than your love for the least important person you know.  

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A special trip, in search of song

Volunteer Josh Cunningham recently took a very special trip as a correspondent for KNOM. Josh went to the southwestern Alaska city of Bethel for the Cama-i (chuh-MY) Dance Festival, one of the largest and most significant annual cultural celebrations in the state. KNOM regularly sends its full-time volunteers to cover important regional and local events…

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