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Elder Voices: Raymond Seetok Sr.

This month’s Elder Voices celebrates Raymond Seetok Sr, a Kingikmiut elder from Wales. Raymond was born in Wales in 1946. A whaling captain, husband, and father, he grew up with twelve siblings in the traditional Inupiaq way. He speaks about the hardships he faced, and Inupiaq lessons his elders and parents passed onto him about…

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Daily Quote: Ash Wednesday

‎”Ashes on the forehead is a sign of our humanity and a reminder of our mortality. Lent is not a matter of being good, and wearing ashes is not to show off one’s faith. The ashes are a reminder to us and our communities of our finite creatureliness. The ashes we wear on our Lenten…

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One good reason

An inspirational spot from the February 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.

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Weathering the season

Several additional minutes of sunlight greet us each day as we weather the cold, windy days and nights. KNOM weather reports help remote listeners prepare for the harsh conditions experienced throughout western Alaska. Our region’s extreme weather means that getting the right information at the right time is often a matter of life or death.…

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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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Every night…

An inspirational spot from the November 2012 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Every night, I turn my troubles over to God. He’s going to be awake anyway!

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A request for prayers

In this season of giving thanks, we begin our (November 2012) newsletter with gratitude and a humble request for prayers – in both cases, directed towards KNOM’s spiritual advisor, the Reverend Armand Nigro, SJ. Father Armand has been a priest for nearly seven decades. In that time, he has been an active fixture of the…

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God is awake

Our inspirational spot for the week: When you have finished your daily tasks, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.

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Endless hope

Our inspirational spot of the week: Without Jesus we face a hopeless end. But with Jesus, we have endless hope.

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