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The Nome Static, March 2018

Problems and Solutions in Unalakleet: Wind, Sun, Water

Man in heavy jacket stands in front of large array of wind turbines

Improving life in rural Alaska often involves many small solutions put together. Volunteer Gabe Colombo, just back from a reporting trip in Unalakleet, shares his story of how the remote community is using renewable energy — especially wind power and solar panels — to reduce their astronomical energy costs.

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Voices of Hope, Love, & Mercy

Priest stands inside church sanctuary

What a blessing! For the first time in the history of St. Joseph Catholic Church, two priests are present to minister to Nome and its many surrounding communities. You continue to make it possible for live, local voices to bring Catholic programming to Western Alaska.

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Race Season Returns

Mitch Seavey's team on the Bering Sea ice

In Alaska, the arrival of March means the epic Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is close to follow. It’s the capstone event of the four-months-long “race season” that captivates and fascinates listeners in Western Alaska. Through your support, KNOM brings details of these cherished races to listeners.

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A Letter from KNOM’s Board President

In February, our board of directors refined KNOM’s statement of mission: through compelling radio, KNOM Radio serves Western Alaska by encountering Christ, embracing culture, empowering growth and engaging the listener. KNOM Board President Dennis Bookey explains more in a special letter.

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