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Archive for July 2013

Update News: Thursday, July 25, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome City Council voted yesterday to fund drilling test well at Pilgrim Hot Springs; Kivalina receives last-minute help while down to its last drops of treated water; Two largest mobile service providers in Alaska have created joint venture; Floatplane crash on Prince of Wales island injures four; Alaska’s senators voted with majority…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: NJUS to take over operation of Banner Wind farm; Bethel fire authorities investigating explosion of gasoline tank; Obama administration opposes Senator Lisa Murkowski’s latest revenue sharing bill; BLM hearing local input in establishing new land use plan for Bering Sea-Western Interior planning area.

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Update News: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: City of Nome trying for more funding for Richard Foster construction; Mercury monitoring site to be built in Nome; Katmai Air floatplane collides with fishing boat in King Salmon; Five members of a Fairbanks family injured when boat exploded in Valdez’ small boat harbor; Bering Straits Foundation to help businesses lower energy…

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I’m a professional…

I’ve come to realize that I am a professional at many things – meaning,  I have a variety of talents that I’ve dabbled in over the years. Before coming to KNOM, I had quite a few  job titles. I taught martial arts. I worked as Elmo and the Pink Panther. I was a backup dancer…

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Update News: Monday, July 22, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska’s House Committee on Community and Regional Affairs held public hearing in Nome on Saturday; Two elderly Yup’ik speakers and two tribal organizations file federal lawsuit against State of Alaska; Eight legislators and sixteen delegates traveled to Nome Friday after weeklong PNWER summit; Small community in Southeast Alaska must double student population…

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MINER Profile – David Olson

This summer for KNOM Profiles we’re talking to a miner every week. With 205 off-shore mining permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources this summer, Nome is in the midst of the second gold rush. This week, we spoke with the man who was the very first to put a suction dredge in the…

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Update News: Friday, July 19, 2013

In Friday’s news: Contract for air service between Little Diomede and Nome has been renewed;  Relief funds for last summer’s King salmon fisheries disasters closer to reaching fishermen; Meet the very first man to put a suction dredge in the Bering Sea; Nome runners and cyclists preparing for tomorrow’s Cape Nome Marathon; Record number of climbers…

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Made it to 42!

As you may know, on July 14, 1971, a dedicated staff of volunteers helped to launch a new kind of radio station. KNOM signed on as a mission radio station: a unifying source of inspiration, education, news, and entertainment. At 42 years old, KNOM is the oldest Catholic radio station in the United States. Since 1971, we…

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