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Archive for July 2013

Adventure Safety

Imagine you have a dog. You love your dog. His name is Mittens. You are walking down the street with Mittens when, suddenly, you encounter a huge herd of muskox. But wait, there’s more! There’s mama muskox, papa muskox, and even a little baby muskox (aww… baby muskox) and your dog is barking waaay to…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Senator Olson and Representative Foster throwing weight behind St. Lawrence Island’s quest for aid; State health officials have responded to spike in TB in YK region community; Effort to repeal tax cut on oil companies meets number to get on ballot; Oil sheen from sunken tender still seen in Bristol Bay; U.S. and…

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Update News: Monday, July 29, 2013

In Monday’s news: Buckland VPSO shot by alcohol smuggler–recovering in Anchorage hospital; GCI on schedule to bring high-speed internet to Nome by the end of the year; Alaska Division of Public Health studies causes of pregnancy-related mortalities; Coast Guard cutter damaged in Cordova harbor; Mat-Su Borough planning for a new town site.  

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Summercise Radio!

The production department has been busy for the past few weeks, as we’ve been shepherding the kids of Summercise through writing and producing radio spots. During the summer, the CAMP department of Norton Sound Health Care runs a program focussed on teaching kids about healthy living. That afternoon program is called “Summercise”, and a part…

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PROFILE: Ian Foster

Nome is in the midst of a second gold rush. The town quite often referred to as the Gold Rush City has seen an influx of people in the summer the past few years. KNOM is getting to know our neighbors. Meet Ian Foster. He came to Nome four years ago planning to mine for…

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Update News: Friday, July 26, 2013

In Friday’s news: Native Village of Gambell declares economic disaster due to low walrus harvest;  Challenge filed to Alaska Redistricting Board’s latest redrawing of political boundaries; Coastal Villages Region Fund asking for more fish for their fishermen; As Nome is in the midst of its second gold rush, meet gold miner Ian Foster.  

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Whales!

The temperatures are hovering in the low-50s, and our region’s families are fishing, hunting, and preparing to gather greens and berries. They are also listening to KNOM. The radio is a constant companion for thousands of Alaskans, and if they could, they would thank all who make this radio ministry possible! Last week, KNOM staff covered a…

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July ’71: A long journey to help KNOM

July 25, 1971 Pro bono consulting engineer John H. Mullaney has flown to Nome from Gaithersburg, Maryland to supervise the installation of new high voltage filters, and KNOM resumes operation at 6:55 this morning. Mullaney donates the entire week’s work.

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