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A Deeper Look at Our Finances

Snow outside KNOM studios, October 2014

We present a handful of unique situations that have impacted our financial outlook in recent years, as well as ongoing initiatives and practices to make the most of each dollar we receive.

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Welcome, Jeff!

Jeff Collins in the business office

There’s an extra (smiling) face around KNOM this summer: Jeff Collins, a Nome school teacher who’s pitching in some part-time work in our business department.

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Closer to our goal!

Betsy with fundraising thermometer, May 2014

Our goal – to raise $1 million for our digital studio expansion and renovation project – is a few notches closer to reality, thanks to the continuing generosity of so many supporters.

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Color Me Nome

Spring in Nome is unpredictable, bringing occasional sun or long periods of fog and snow. Daynee battles this year’s drab days by being proactive: attending community events and creating colorful sushi out of marshmallow candy. Oh yes.

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Update News: January 14th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Murkowski secures $66m for AK tribal healthcare facilities in massive Congressional spending package; Nome Common Council distributes most of NSEDC benefits share money to Nome Youth; New figures show 3,300 Alaskans have signed up for private insurance under new healthcare law; Numbers are out on fundraising efforts by different groups behind ballot…

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The Art of Asking

“Small-town living in the Alaskan frontier,” Dayneé says, “is a fine balance between rugged individualism and communal caring… Sooner or later, you have to ask for help.”

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Making our new studios

The sounds of hammers, saws, and heavy equipment continues to echo throughout KNOM studios, as work on our studio annex – the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios – moves onward. In July, our diligent construction crew finished wrapping the outside of our new studios in Arctic-grade insulation. Considering that the site was a bare…

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A moment of need

Dear friend of KNOM, Rarely have we needed your help more than we do now. We know you hold our mission dear, so we want you to know the extent of our difficult circumstances. For a variety of reasons – including the passing of many dear friends and supporters – the financial standing of KNOM…

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“Re-gift” for KNOM!

Have you received a gift card (such as to Target or Best Buy) that you don’t need? KNOM is now accepting gift cards as a means of supporting our mission. We’ll use the cards for essential station supplies or trade them in for cash at a discount. Supporters can mail cards one at a time…

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