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The Nome Static, 2012 (All)

Full of answers

An inspirational spot from the November 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Heaven is full of answers to prayers that no one has bothered to pray.

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Ready for (more) construction!

Somewhere in the cargo containers you see above (recently unloaded from a massive barge shipment at Nome’s port) are the materials we’ll soon use to continue construction on the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios. We so appreciate all who have given their time, talents, and treasure to allow this project to move forward. The…

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Not a drop to drink

The morning of our press deadline for this month’s newsletter, the KNOM staff came into the studio building to an unpleasant surprise: no water. None of the faucets, water fixtures, or toilets in the building had any water pressure. Not a drop. Our local public utility identified the culprit to be a frozen pipe caused…

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Every night…

An inspirational spot from the November 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Every night, I turn my troubles over to God. He’s going to be awake anyway!

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Conversations in rural Alaska

A regular part of our mission is to send our hardworking volunteers to the rural, isolated villages in our listening area, especially when events rally those communities together around a particular cause. Last month, volunteers Eva DeLappe and Lucus Keppel visited one of the communities closest to KNOM: Teller, a village on the coast of…

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Prayer, through the years

An inspirational spot from the November 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: The young child prayed, asking God for many things. Later in life, praying became more and more quiet. At these times, prayer is listening!

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Meet Lucus

Lucus Keppel, KNOM’s new volunteer producer, comes to our mission with a breadth of experience in travel, academic study, broadcasting, ministry, and community service. The Michigan native has lived in Ohio, Maryland, Kentucky, Illinois, and Jakarta, Indonesia, and he’s now happy to call Alaska home. His tenure at our mission is hardly his first experience…

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Meet Margaret

Our mission’s new volunteer news reporter, Margaret DeMaioribus, arrived at KNOM in late summer and has hit the ground running. On weekdays, our listeners hear her voice in weather forecasts and news reports on the latest developments happening in their communities. Margaret has a diverse background. She graduated in 2009 from West Chester University of…

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A request for prayers

In this season of giving thanks, we begin our (November 2012) newsletter with gratitude and a humble request for prayers – in both cases, directed towards KNOM’s spiritual advisor, the Reverend Armand Nigro, SJ. Father Armand has been a priest for nearly seven decades. In that time, he has been an active fixture of the…

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