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Santa Comes to St. Michael

Santa and Mrs. Claus Arrive at St. Michael

As volunteer Zoe Grueskin reported for KNOM listeners last month, Santa Claus traveled to the village of St. Michael this past Christmas with some special help. Reindeer are plentiful in the sub-Arctic, but in 2017, Santa made his deliveries on an Alaska National Guard cargo plane.

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Santa Goes to Shishmaref

Mr. and Mrs. Claus in Shishmaref, Alaska

Even though ours is a region plentiful in reindeer, that’s not how Santa Claus — and one of our reporters — traveled to one of the communities KNOM serves for a special visit last month.

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December 1992: In Elim, a fill-in for Santa

December 18, 1992 KNOM volunteer music director John Albers suddenly finds himself in a red suit, filling in for an ailing Santa. John portrays the jolly old elf on a National Guard flight to the village of Elim, about 100 miles east of Nome.

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