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The departure of Bishop Donald

At Deacon Bob's ordination

Our Catholic supporters – especially those in the Upper Midwest! – may be interested to know that the Bishop of the Diocese of Fairbanks, of which Nome and its environs are a part, has just become the Bishop of St. Cloud, Minnesota. Bishop Donald Kettler, who served in Alaska for 11 years, was installed as…

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Preparing for winter

Tara throws the switch

We’re at the start of our long, sub-Arctic winter. As rain and mud turn to snow and ice underfoot, we, like our listeners, are taking all the steps you’d expect to prepare for the colder months to come.

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From Alaska to Russia, with love

Laureli and American visitors in Anadyr

News director Laureli Kinneen was able to take advantage of an incredible opportunity this fall: to report, on location, from an international conference in Anadyr (AH-nuh-deer), a city in the northeastern Russian region of Chukotka (choo-COAT-kuh). The gathering – The Beringia Days International Conference – brought together researchers and cultural representatives from both sides of…

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A new knom.org

KNOM.org on an iPhone

As you’ve likely already discovered, our online home has a brand-new redesign. The new knom.org offers lots of new enhancements; perhaps the most obvious of these is this site’s new responsive design, which means the site is now fully compatible with almost any internet-capable device: desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. The photo above shows…

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Wired

Rolland holding ethernet cabling

While KNOM has no official IT Manager amongst our staff positions, you’d never know it with the thorough, dedicated volunteer work of intrepid chief engineer Rolland Trowbridge. As we go to press, Rolland’s latest improvement project at KNOM is to re-route and re-organize our office building’s ethernet cabling: the wiring our staff uses to access…

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A visit from Tom and Marian

Marian paints at our AM transmitter site

  We can’t thank enough the donation of talent, treasure, and time from two incredible KNOM supporters – Tom and Marian Braun – who spent two weeks at our mission last month. The Brauns have long been financial supporters of our mission, but last month, they took their support to a rare, exceptional level by…

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