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Positive momentum

Western Alaska saw record heat, and then the rains came. The ice has finally left the beaches and off-shore waters. Summer is here! Nonprofit organizations of our size have seen a drop in donations of about 9% this year. KNOM was no different – until we asked for prayers and help with our finances. The…

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Loss, companionship, and service

KNOM Radio Mission president and St. Joseph parish pastor Ross Tozzi has just returned to Nome after ministering to his family and his father Ezio, who passed away May 22nd. Please pray with us for Ezio, Fr. Ross, and his entire family. Thank you. Last week, we received a phone call from a listener who was suffering…

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A moment of need

Dear friend of KNOM, Rarely have we needed your help more than we do now. We know you hold our mission dear, so we want you to know the extent of our difficult circumstances. For a variety of reasons – including the passing of many dear friends and supporters – the financial standing of KNOM…

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“Re-gift” for KNOM!

Have you received a gift card (such as to Target or Best Buy) that you don’t need? KNOM is now accepting gift cards as a means of supporting our mission. We’ll use the cards for essential station supplies or trade them in for cash at a discount. Supporters can mail cards one at a time…

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A surprise message

On a recent grocery run, our volunteers returned to the KNOM vehicle to find a message written in the dust of the back windshield: “We ♥ KNOM!” Because of the lack of trees and grass in Nome – and the great prevalence of dirt roads and strong winds – Nome cars typically wear a permanent…

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Addiction support contacts

If you are struggling with an addiction, Norton Sound Health Corporation‘s Behavioral Health department can help you. All phone calls are confidential at (907) 443-3344. You can also call the 24-hour Addiction Treatment Helpline at (888) 340-0184. This post is a follow-up from Thursday’s Sounding Board (call-in show) on heroin in Western Alaska.

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A special visit

Volunteer producer Lucus Keppel had two very special guests last month: his parents Chuck and Beth. The three were reunited during a unique time of year for Nome: the running of the Iditarod sled dog race. Amid all of the busyness of Lucus helping to cover the race, he and his family had the opportunity to…

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At year’s end, gratitude and service

As 2012 comes to an end, we thank the entire KNOM family for keeping positive programming beaming to thousands of families. Your support affects listeners across 100,000 square miles of snow-covered tundra and the frozen Bering Sea. The KNOM staff and volunteers appreciate the opportunity to serve remote listeners, 24 hours a day! We wish you…

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Construction underway!

Construction of the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios has begun! The pilings are in place, and the contractor will arrive soon to build our super-insulated addition. Please pray that more supporters come forward to make this last dream of the late Tom Busch a reality. We are so thankful for your gifts and for…

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Signs of summer, and letters of appreciation

The temperatures are hovering in the mid-50s, and our region’s families are fishing, hunting, and preparing to gather greens and berries. They are also listening to KNOM. The radio is a constant companion for thousands of Alaskans, and if they could, they would thank all who make this radio ministry possible! Signs of appreciation –…

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