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Posts by Ric Schmidt

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…

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…

Hope

Our inspirational spot for the week: Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.

Snow, sled dogs, and therapy

From swirling snow and whiteout blizzards to clearing skies and rapid temperature drops, the winter weather in Western Alaska changes quickly, creating many challenges for traveling…

The center of the target

Our inspirational spot for the week: Aim for the center of the target. Pick your center. Is it love? Is it gratitude? Is it appreciation? Take…