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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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Prayers for Ezio, and the latest with our volunteers

We ask for prayers for Ezio Tozzi, father of KNOM board president Father Ross Tozzi, and the entire Tozzi family. May God richly bless and guide them. Thank you. All five KNOM volunteers are busy writing, producing and voicing exceptional radio programming. Eva DeLappe visited Nome’s Quyanna Care Center to cover the opening of the facility,…

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Happy Easter!

From all of us at KNOM, a very Happy Easter! In Western Alaska, there are already a few signs of spring. The temperatures are warming slightly, the days are rapidly becoming longer, and the moon looms large in the night sky, casting a soft light upon the frozen Bering Sea and ice-covered tundra. The stunning…

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Far from Alaska, celebrations for a unique saint

While we don’t normally detail the personal travel of our staff members in the Static, one of their recent trips stands out. In October, Father Ross Tozzi – KNOM board president and pastor of Nome’s St. Joseph Catholic Church – traveled all the way to Rome, Italy. Fr. Ross (pictured) gathered in St. Peter’s Square…

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Merry Christmas from your KNOM family

The photo above was taken on the future site of the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios, our studio annex project. From left to right: Father Ross Tozzi; Eva DeLappe; Lynette Schmidt; Lucus Keppel; Kelly Brabec; Betsy Brennan; Rolland Trowbridge; Dayneé Rosales; Joshua Cunningham; Laureli Kinneen; Ric Schmidt; Laura Collins; Margaret DeMaioribus; David Dodman. We…

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Baby in a manger (and a parka)

Like so many Catholic churches around the world, the parish two blocks away from KNOM studios – St. Joseph Catholic Church – features a manger scene and Christmas tree during this Advent season. But the Nome creche (pictured) bears a touch of rural Alaska: the baby Jesus, Mary, and Joseph wear traditional parkas fit for…

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Thank you, Frank!

KNOM is sustained through the generosity of thousands of people, spread all across America. Some – like lawyer Frank Jazzo, pictured with KNOM board president Fr. Ross Tozzi – make our mission possible through their expertise. Based out of Washington, D.C., Frank was instrumental in the transfer of the official, FCC broadcast license to KNOM…

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Back in the building! – Fr. Ross, John, and Tom

Father Ross – pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Nome and president of the KNOM Radio Mission board of directors – is back in Nome from a short sabbatical. Fr. Ross was a KNOM volunteer in the late 80s and has been a part of the radio mission in one way or another ever…

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