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On-Air Update: Monday, March 11 (5pm)

In Monday night’s 5pm Iditarod Update, KNOM staffers past and present – general manager Ric Schmidt and longtime news director Paul Korchin, visiting from Fairbanks – pondered the factors affecting the final 24 hours of Iditarod 41. Has the 2013 race become a “déjà vu” moment – a repeat of Mitch Seavey’s championship finish in…

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From Koyuk, Aliy Zirkle

Leaders are surging forward in the 2013 Iditarod. Currently in third position, Aliy Zirkle is fighting to keep her name in the game as the race hugs the coast into Nome. She started racing a bit on the run from Shaktoolik to Koyuk, jockeying positions with Aaron Burmeister and Ray Redington, Jr. But then, she says,…

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November 1990: Bringing down the (crooked) house

November 6, 1990 One or two swings with a sledgehammer are enough to take down entire four-foot sections of the walls of the old volunteer women’s dormitory nicknamed the “Crooked House.” With most of the wall structure gone, Br. Ray Berube, FIC, hopes to pull over the sagging roof. However, the building is weaker than…

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