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The Nome Static, 2012 (All)

Congrats to the news crew!

It’s an exciting time for our mission: our news team is the recipient of two highly-coveted awards from the Alaska Broadcasters Association (ABA)! The ABA Goldie Awards recognize excellence in radio and TV broadcasting across the state of Alaska, and in November, the organization honored KNOM news with awards in the categories “Service to Children”…

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Openings in the heavens

An inspirational spot from the Year-End 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in the heavens where the love of our departed ones peer through and shine down upon us to let us know they are happy. – inspired by an Eskimo legend

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Studio fund: over $400,000!

Step by step, our studio renovation and expansion project – the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios – is moving forward as the calendar turns over into 2013. As we go to press, we’re anticipating the first phases of construction to begin any day. Our contractors will use the special shipments of wood, pictured at…

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Signs of the season

It’s a strikingly dark time of year in Western Alaska. On clear days, we’re treated to gorgeous sunrises and sunsets (like the one pictured above); the sun rises just shy of 12 noon and sets before 4pm. While the sunlight is brief, the darkness allows KNOM’s Christmas star – perched atop our FM transmitter tower…

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God in the dark

An inspirational spot from the Year-End 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: I would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light. – Mary Gardner Brainard

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Financial report: coming soon

As you read this, we’re busy preparing our financial summaries for 2012. We’ll have a breakdown of our income and expenditures in the January 2013 issue of the Static. Stay tuned!

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Merry Christmas from your KNOM family

The photo above was taken on the future site of the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios, our studio annex project. From left to right: Father Ross Tozzi; Eva DeLappe; Lynette Schmidt; Lucus Keppel; Kelly Brabec; Betsy Brennan; Rolland Trowbridge; Dayneé Rosales; Joshua Cunningham; Laureli Kinneen; Ric Schmidt; Laura Collins; Margaret DeMaioribus; David Dodman. We…

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Love without measure

An inspirational spot from the Christmas 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: The measure of our love is to love without measure. – St. Francis de Sales

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Baby in a manger (and a parka)

Like so many Catholic churches around the world, the parish two blocks away from KNOM studios – St. Joseph Catholic Church – features a manger scene and Christmas tree during this Advent season. But the Nome creche (pictured) bears a touch of rural Alaska: the baby Jesus, Mary, and Joseph wear traditional parkas fit for…

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