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Take that, SAD

It’s a dark, cold season in Alaska, but Tara says there are lots of ways to keep cheery: from Latin dance classes and yoga to multivitamins and time with the “sunbox.”

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God in the dark

An inspirational spot from the Year-End 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: I would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light. – Mary Gardner Brainard

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Christmas lights

As we move through the dark days of winter and sub-zero weather, KNOM brings light to the lives of remote listeners throughout 100,000 square miles of Western Alaska. It is a special time of year for the KNOM volunteers. They are far from their families, yet they treasure the gifts of service that they share with…

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Daily Quote: Caryll Houselander

In Mary the Word of God chose to be silent for the season measured by God. She, too, was silent; in her the light of the world shone in darkness. Today, in many souls, Christ asks that he may grow secretly, that he may be the light shining in the darkness. In the seasons of…

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How Early is Too Early?

We’re nearing the time in Western Alaska when the deepest darkness is upon us, but for me, it feels very similar to all the other days. Yes, the sun takes longer to rise each morning – today, for instance, it will rise at 11 AM and set at 4 PM – but since I’m in…

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Christmas greetings, over the airwaves

KNOM broadcasts to remote listeners throughout a signal area roughly the size of California. With about 4 hours of sunlight each day at this time of year, communication can mean everything to families far away from each other. Every year, KNOM broadcasts a seven-hour Christmas greeting program (call-in show) in which families separated by hundreds…

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