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The Nome Static, April 2013

Back at the microphone

Western Alaska’s listeners – and KNOM’s crew – recently delighted in hearing a familiar voice on our airwaves: staff alumnus Paul Korchin, who volunteered a week at our station in mid-March. Paul, a longtime news director who now serves on our board of directors, generously contributed many hours to KNOM’s coverage of winter “race season”…

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Stick with love

An inspirational spot from the April 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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With great precision

An inspirational spot from the April 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Never compare yourself to another. You were formed with great precision.

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A roof over our heads!

Our photo gallery is back this month, and as you’ll hopefully glean from the images above, work is continuing at an exciting pace for the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios! The new building, as readers may know, will be an annex to our existing building; it will be home to much-needed studio space and…

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Saints and sinners

An inspirational spot from the April 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future.

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The Last Great Race returns

In March, it was the news in Western Alaska: once again, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was passing through our region. It was an exciting time for our listeners and staff, and KNOM was at the forefront of coverage for this inspiring and unique competition. The Iditarod – the “Last Great Race” – is…

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A special visit

Volunteer producer Lucus Keppel had two very special guests last month: his parents Chuck and Beth. The three were reunited during a unique time of year for Nome: the running of the Iditarod sled dog race. Amid all of the busyness of Lucus helping to cover the race, he and his family had the opportunity to…

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The called

An inspirational spot from the April 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: God doesn’t call the qualified. He qualifies the called.

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From Rome to Nome

Like many of our listeners – and, we imagine, many of our supporters – we were excited last month to hear the news of the newly-chosen Pope Francis. Thanks to you, the Catholic faithful throughout Western Alaska were kept informed on the headlines from Vatican City with hourly national and world news provided by ABC…

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