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The Challenges Of Crab Leg Lunch

Nome’s Pingo Bakery Seafood House utilizes locally caught king crab in many of its menu items. This can be a wonderful resource for the restaurant but, also, a challenge as changes in weather and fishing regulations affect the price and access of local crab.

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A failed sensor and a frozen pipe

At times, KNOM staff and volunteers face a variety of challenges. Last week brought engineering, computer, and plumbing difficulties, but with the help of professionals and an energetic staff, each problem was identified, and, when possible, solved. Among our glitches was a malfunctioning temperature sensor at our studio building. The sensor is designed to feed…

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Touchstone: Sustainable Local Energy

This Friday on Touchstone (June 22, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about sustainable local energy and alternative energy resources. Do you know of any untapped or under-utilized energy resources in your community? Is there a chance that that energy could be harnessed and used to support your community? Hear this week’s Touchstone promo:   JOIN…

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Profile: The Evolving National Guard

As the military’s mission evolves, the National Guard wants to boost the western Alaska force and establish stronger operations at home. Brigadier General Mike Bridges, the commander of the Alaska Army National Guard, says this is for purposes of national defense and local preparedness. Hear from General Bridges, Lieutenant Colonel Joe Miley, the commander of…

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