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Posts by Rebekah Pierce

Final Weeks and Fond Farewells

This is my last blog post.  Well, on the KNOM Radio Mission Volunteer Blog, anyway.  It has been a strange week of lasts.  My last day of editing Casey Kasem, my last Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and now Friday.  My last staff meeting, (my last pizza party at a staff meeting!).  My last time adding music…

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Crazy Weeks Ahead

The past couple of weeks and the next few weeks have been, and I anticipate will be, kind of crazy. I’ve been making significant headway in getting my responsibilities wrapped up, and will continue with the effort; but there has also been a lot of non-work related crazy going on. I went to two different…

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Rest, Relax, Recover, and Resume

Hi everyone, The past week and a half since my family departed these Nome shores have found me appreciating how busy their visit truly was!  We packed a whole year’s worth of games, hugs, conversations, fights, and silliness into 10 all too short days!  Whew, what a visit, and to top off all the fun…

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Family Visit

My family is here!!!! I know that I have been counting down to this visit for awhile. My family visiting me has been a major event for me to look forward to for months. Now that they are here, along with one of my best friends, Alexandra, I have been crazy busy entertaining, giving tours,…

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White Mountain Village Trip

Hello, This week I had the opportunity to travel to the village of White Mountain and work on the next edition of my show Village Detour, a show where I put a single village in the spotlight and dedicate an entire hour to the song requests, dedications, and native music of the people living there. …

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June has arrived!

Well it is officially the month of June now, (one of my favorite months of the year!) and June in Nome seems to be the equivalent of March or April in the North East of the lower 48; cooler temperatures (think 40-50, 60 on a warm day so far), some nice bright sun, some rain,…

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Neither Rain Nor Snow

Hello world! Lets talk about the mail. We all know how nice it is to receive a piece of mail that isn’t junk or a bill, especially if it is a package. And you can generally expect to receive mail within a couple of days after is was sent. In Nome things move at a…

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Village Detour

This past week I had the opportunity to visit one of the native villages in our listening region.  The village of Wales is just about 45 minutes away from Nome by plane, and its population numbers around 150 people. I stayed overnight, sleeping at the public school, which has about 40 students, 13 in Junior…

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Sounding Board

This week I was the first mic on Sounding Board, a weekly call-in talk show that we do here at KNOM. First mic means that I was responsible for choosing a topic, doing research and interviews, and for leading the show. As a volunteer who is not in the news department, and thus does not…

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