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Friends and fashions

Our inspirational spot for the week: Unlike the latest fashions, friends don’t go out of style, and if you’re careful, you won’t wear them out, either.

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What happened when I said “yes” to KNOM

KNOM Radio has touched the lives of so many people, including its volunteers and staff. This month, volunteer-turned-general-manager Ric Schmidt shares the many ways KNOM has changed his life: In the summer of 1984, I said “yes” to KNOM, and from that day forward, I was swept into an intense, active ministry that serves so…

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Sounding Board: Quitting Alcohol

Every day is a chance to change our lives. This Thursday on Sounding Board (January 10, 2013 at 10 am), we’re talking about the decision to quit drinking. If you’re a recovering alcoholic, what helped you sober up? How has stopping drinking changed your life? Why did you decide to quit? What advice would you give to someone…

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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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Outsiders in Nome.

It was a strange feeling being in the shoes of the person who acts as a tour guide of Nome.  After all, it wasn’t that long ago that former volunteer, Matt, was walking me down the streets of Nome showing me the Subway, post office, and Nome’s unofficial mascot, Velvet Eyes the pet reindeer.   …

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Sounding Board: Nicknames

This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 15, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about nicknames. Yes, nicknames can be annoying, but they also can be endearing and create a bond between individuals or a group. This week, let’s have some fun: share your own nickname story. Do you have a nickname? Have you given a nickname? And…

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October 1971: The loss of Brother Huck

October 8, 1971 Traveling by small boat from the village of Pilot Station to St. Mary’s, 33-year-old Br. John Huck, SJ, and three others drown when their boat capsizes near the confluence of the Yukon and Andreafsky Rivers. Huck, who directed construction on the studio building, had become a great friend to the KNOM crew,…

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Sounding Board: Grief

This Thursday on Sounding Board (October 4, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about grief. Grief is painful, difficult, and universal. When our friends and family members experience the pain of losing someone or something they care about, they shouldn’t feel alone. How can we take care of ourselves and others during times of loss? What…

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