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November 1997: Building the generator shed

November 14, 1997 Contractor Randy Pomeranz begins to fabricate the walls for the KNOM transmitter site’s generator shed. Time – and the remaining days of temperate weather – are running out, and the 66-kilowatt generator is waiting to be installed.

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November 1990: Bringing down the (crooked) house

November 6, 1990 One or two swings with a sledgehammer are enough to take down entire four-foot sections of the walls of the old volunteer women’s dormitory nicknamed the “Crooked House.” With most of the wall structure gone, Br. Ray Berube, FIC, hopes to pull over the sagging roof. However, the building is weaker than…

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Collecting Two Years

You can collect a lot of stuff in your year(s) at KNOM. Coming up to the homestretch here – less than three months before my second year ends and I make my own exit – I’ve reflected on some of the things I’ve accumulated since arriving in August of 2010. First up, books. Nome is…

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