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The Importance… of Giving Back

Courtney with Jake Kenick in a scene from The Importance of Being Earnest

It was a proud moment both for the Nome community and for KNOM early last month, as a local theatre production brought a few of our full-time volunteers into the arts scene of our region — and brought a taste of 1890s England to 2010s Alaska.

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Sounding Board: Native Crafts

Three hatch model Aleut baidarka by Sergie Sovoroff

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, March 27th at 10am), we’re talking about Native and traditional crafts. With the forces of a cash economy and alternative lifestyles, the younger generation can seem distracted from learning how to make traditional crafts. If the youth do express an interest in learning these skills, sometimes the older generation…

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Update News: Thursday, August 8, 2013

In Thursday: Preliminary report on Soldotna air taxi crash expected to be released soon; State Revenue Commissioner resigns for new post as CEO of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star returns from test trials in the Beaufort Sea; Over the past two weeks, fourteen Alaskan teachers have been going to summer…

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Update News: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: Nome resident Frank Carruthers stranded on an ice floe over the weekend, rescued by helicopters; Shell Oil drilling ship grounded in Gulf of Alaska, high winds and stormy seas preventing marine experts from boarding ship to check for damage; FDA releases draft report on genetically engineered salmon, Alaska’s Congressional delegation up in arms, report…

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