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We’ve Only Just Begun

Van Craft in Digital Studios

On July 14, KNOM celebrated its 45th anniversary — while, at the same time, continuing to work towards our intended autumn launch timeline for our brand-new digital studios.

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Blessed with Visitors

Bishop Chad celebrates Mass in Nome, December 2015

From the Fairbanks bishop to staffers and supporters, old and new, KNOM has been graced with a number of special visitors this winter: all of them, members of the incredible KNOM family.

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Five years ago

In September and October 2008, our newsletters were full of comings and goings – including those of our public affairs director Amy Flaherty and news director Paul Korchin. The Static reported on one of Amy’s final projects for our popular show Elder Voices: an interview with Savoonga, Alaska elder Ora Gologergen (guh-LOGG-er-guhn), pictured at top.…

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June ’01: The doctor is in

June 29, 2001: Following six months of educational leave, KNOM news director Paul Korchin returns to the station, having earned his Harvard Ph.D. “The doctor is in,” reads a handmade sign on the newsroom door.

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May ’98: A parade, and a (very) cold swim, for Memorial Day

May 25, 1998 As it has for 22 years, KNOM provides live coverage of the solemn Memorial Day parade, which winds from Nome’s Front Street to graveside observances at the town cemetery and a brief ceremony at Nome’s harbor. Paul Korchin and Ross Tozzi anchor the broadcast. Later in the day, KNOM brings listeners to Nome’s…

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Back at the microphone

Western Alaska’s listeners – and KNOM’s crew – recently delighted in hearing a familiar voice on our airwaves: staff alumnus Paul Korchin, who volunteered a week at our station in mid-March. Paul, a longtime news director who now serves on our board of directors, generously contributed many hours to KNOM’s coverage of winter “race season”…

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March 2008: The All-Alaska Sweepstakes returns

March 26, 2008 Paul Korchin and Amy Flaherty hop onto borrowed snowmobiles to follow the 100th anniversary running of the All Alaska Sweepstakes, a 408-mile sled dog race through the wilderness. They report using a satellite telephone lent by Nome police chief Paul Burke.

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On-Air Update: Tuesday, March 12 (5pm)

It’s going to be a busy night and early morning in Nome, with the top 15 of this year’s Iditarod competitors all likely to finish by breakfast Wednesday morning. In Tuesday night’s 5pm Iditarod Update, KNOM alumnus Paul Korchin joins David Dodman in Studio A to ponder who might win Iditarod 41 (Mitch Seavey? Aliy…

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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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