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Nome Relay for Life

It’s Christmas time: a special time of the year when we remember those who have lost battles to cancer, celebrate the lives of our survivors, and fundraise for cancer research. …okay. I can hear you through the computer screen as you let out a big, clear, “uh, No. Can you please go make some cookies…

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‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the season for holly jolly and merry-making, for snowmen and skating and Santa. It would be untrue for me to say I don’t miss being home for the holidays- making cookies with family, driving around to see homes decked out in full Christmas attire, seeing friends home from various adventures. What I do not…

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Nome for the Holidays

“What Nome lacks in decoration,” Emily says, “it makes up for in spirit.” She, and all our volunteers, thank the many people who are making this holiday season special.

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A very merry call-in show

Once a year, we offer a special way for KNOM listeners to offer holiday greetings to friends and family. For seven hours on a Friday last month, our Christmas Call-In Show opened our airwaves for callers to wish loved ones a Merry Christmas (toll-free!). Every year, the response is very enthusiastic, and it’s possible through…

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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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Audio Theatre 101 – Producing the Christmas Play

This post may contain spoilers from the 2012 Christmas Play – Elements of Christmas. If you haven’t listened to it yet, listen to it here: Ahh, the sounds of a radio play. Or, as more and more people listen to audio from the web, just an “Audio Play.” Or “Audio Theatre,” if you want to…

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Christmas Play 2012: Elements of Christmas

Since Dayneé and I worked together to produce this year’s Christmas Play, it is only fitting that we should upload it to the Morning Show Blog! “Elements of Christmas” follows the KNOM Volunteers as Eva’s twin sister, Sarah, wreaks havoc across Alaska and the North. Each volunteer discovers a special power, and are aided by some unique…

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An Old Fashioned Christmas

This was my second year of being away from my family on Christmas Day. Honestly, I have to admit that this year was pretty hard knowing that I wouldn’t get a chance to see them. When you’re on the phone and you can hear your family together in the background, it certainly makes you second…

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December 2004: A Christmas storm

December 24, 2004 A deadly storm is approaching, and KNOM broadcasts ten minutes of weather warnings every hour. The gale strikes at 11 PM, dropping visibility to near zero until suppertime Christmas Day. Residents estimate that, as it funnels and gusts around the buildings of Nome, the wind’s velocity exceeds 80 MPH.

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