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A Parade for Those Who Served

Veterans carry flags in Nome's Memorial Day parade.

Last month, live coverage of Nome’s Memorial Day parade allowed KNOM to join with its local community in remembering and honoring the sacrifices of those who have served in the US military — especially those who gave their lives in defense of our nation.

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Meet Father Vince

Father Vince Burns

Meet Father Vince Burns: the new parish priest at Nome’s St. Joseph Catholic Church and the new voice of KNOM’s live broadcasts of Sunday Mass.

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Update News: March 18th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Red King Crab harvest in Bering Straits region hampered by season of irregular ice conditions; Two of the three major gubernatorial candidates speak at an Anchorage forum; Legislators move to bar extending a military perk to same-sex couples. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-18-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 9th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Army Corp of Engineer’s economic forecast in upcoming port study anticipates offshore oil and graphite production in region’s future; Alaska to lose around 400 soldiers by the end of 2015; World Wildlife Fund set to release a report next month on international trade-status of walrus ivory; Supporters of a state marijuana legalization…

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Update News: Thursday, July 19, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Alaska Air National Guard responds to a downed aircraft north of Fairbanks; Leaders from Shishmaref and Newtok in Washington, D.C. to seek funding for dealing with climate change; Alaska Center for Energy and Power tells Nome city officials Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal resource could yield up to 10 megawatts; Ethan Berkowitz reports…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Local and national groups meet in Nome to discuss ways the Bering Strait & other arctic environments can be protected; Two Shell vessels leave Seattle for exploratory drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas; The Nome School Board considers expanding Anvil City Science Academy charter school; TriWest Healthcare and Norton Sound Health…

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Profile: Jacob Weatherby, Nome’s Community Service Officer

Jacob Weatherby is Nome’s new CSO, or Community Service Officer. Originally from Anchorage, Weatherby brings a military background to his position in Nome. He was in the Army, stationed in Fort Hood, Texas. He spent a year in Iraq before returning to the US, where he later joined the Air National Guard. As the new…

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