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The Nome Static, April 2014

A show new to KNOM: Story49

Richard Beneville

Thanks to your support, KNOM Radio has long been a vehicle for telling uniquely Alaskan stories, whether they’re breaking news events or the life experiences of respected elders within our communities. In recent months, KNOM storytelling has taken on a new form with a show spearheaded by volunteer Emily Bieniek: Story49. Per our website, Story49…

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Anticipating a joyful Easter

It’s the season of Lent: a season of reflection, sacrifice, and anticipation. During this time and always, we’re so grateful to you for continuing to make possible something that’s been a part of our mission since the beginning: weekly broadcasts of the Mass. This Easter, we’ll bring the Catholic Mass – broadcast live from St.…

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Keeping the station warm

Our new boiler

It might seem like a routine or prosaic replacement, but for a radio station in the sub-Arctic, it’s utterly crucial: last month, KNOM replaced the boiler in its studios (as pictured, mid-replacement, above). Our studio boiler, which generates the heat for the ambient temperature of the building, had been in need of a permanent fix…

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