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The departure of Bishop Donald

At Deacon Bob's ordination

Our Catholic supporters – especially those in the Upper Midwest! – may be interested to know that the Bishop of the Diocese of Fairbanks, of which Nome and its environs are a part, has just become the Bishop of St. Cloud, Minnesota. Bishop Donald Kettler, who served in Alaska for 11 years, was installed as…

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Five years ago

In September and October 2008, our newsletters were full of comings and goings – including those of our public affairs director Amy Flaherty and news director Paul Korchin. The Static reported on one of Amy’s final projects for our popular show Elder Voices: an interview with Savoonga, Alaska elder Ora Gologergen (guh-LOGG-er-guhn), pictured at top.…

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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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Update News: Monday, January 14, 2013

In Monday’s news: Government Accountability Office report questions if Alaska Native Corporations share enough information with shareholders; Sitnasauk Native Corporation’s Board of Directors announce shareholder dividend distribution; Six members of U.S. Senate asking for more time to comment on “frankenfish.”

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Far from Alaska, celebrations for a unique saint

While we don’t normally detail the personal travel of our staff members in the Static, one of their recent trips stands out. In October, Father Ross Tozzi – KNOM board president and pastor of Nome’s St. Joseph Catholic Church – traveled all the way to Rome, Italy. Fr. Ross (pictured) gathered in St. Peter’s Square…

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Baby in a manger (and a parka)

Like so many Catholic churches around the world, the parish two blocks away from KNOM studios – St. Joseph Catholic Church – features a manger scene and Christmas tree during this Advent season. But the Nome creche (pictured) bears a touch of rural Alaska: the baby Jesus, Mary, and Joseph wear traditional parkas fit for…

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Back in the building! – Fr. Ross, John, and Tom

Father Ross – pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Nome and president of the KNOM Radio Mission board of directors – is back in Nome from a short sabbatical. Fr. Ross was a KNOM volunteer in the late 80s and has been a part of the radio mission in one way or another ever…

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