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Children’s Creative Writing Contest Winners

Christmas ornaments in KNOM lobby

Congratulations to Sarah Wade of Nome, winner of The Morning Show’s Children’s Creative Writing Contest! We received many outstanding submissions from our region. Almost all of this year’s entries were fiction pieces, so we decided to merge all our categories (poetry, fiction, and non-fiction) into one. The winners were as follows: 1st Place: Sarah Wade,…

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Sounding Board: Testing in Schools

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10am), we’re talking about testing in schools. Why are children given standardized tests? What do you think about them? What do the test results tell us? Are we testing for the right things? What does Alaska’s recent waiver from parts of No Child Left Behind…

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May ’72: A film crew hits Nome

May 5, 1972: KNOM is helping a Walt Disney production unit this month with filming of the feature-length Tundra Summer, starring two Nome third grade children. The movie is released with the title Two Against the Arctic, featuring a trained polar bear from Seattle named Igloo.

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Sounding Board: Peaceful Parenting

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, April 18 at 10am), we’re talking about peaceful parenting and preventing abuse. We all play a role in the social and emotional well being of children in our communities. How do you create a safe and positive environment for children? How do…

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Sounding Board: Healthy Relationships

This Thursday is Valentine’s Day, and on Sounding Board (February 14, 2013 at 10am), let’s talk about love – and what makes for healthy relationships. Are there topics you can’t bring up? What advice do you have for others in relationships? What do you wish you’d known before meeting a partner? How do you show…

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Amid the deep winter, 5th graders take their turn in KNOM Studios

The frozen tundra sparkles with many shades of blue; the renewed sunlight shines across the snow covered landscape. The Bering Sea is covered with huge chunks of ice, pushed to the surface as the icepack shifts and thickens in subfreezing temperatures. Steam rises from exposed sea water. Last week, a local 5th grade class visited…

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Waking up to KNOM

KNOM listenership is perhaps never greater than in the mornings. Walk down the streets of a Western Alaskan community on any given morning, and you’re likely to hear the KNOM Morning Show spilling out of automobile radios and through open windows; you’ll hear KNOM’s morning news and weather being played at the post office, the…

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Weather reports, and two more Goldie awards

Please pray with us for KNOM friends and family in areas struck by Hurricane Sandy. We pray for a rapid recovery for the devastated communities. May God watch over them as they rebuild. As our temperatures approach zero, the blustery winds remind us how treacherous the weather can be — day or night. KNOM continues…

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Prayer, through the years

An inspirational spot from the November 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: The young child prayed, asking God for many things. Later in life, praying became more and more quiet. At these times, prayer is listening!

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Sounding Board: Youth and Tobacco

This Thursday on Sounding Board (October 11, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about youth and tobacco. We often see young people smoking or using tobacco in our communities – and maybe even in our own homes. Let’s start a conversation on how to stop youth tobacco use in the places we live. At what age…

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