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This is What it Means to Say Barrow, Alaska

Volunteer producer Dayneé changes hats, reporting on the Nalukataq celebration in Barrow, Alaska: “I am not a newsie at heart. I compensated for it by giving myself more prep time and a few pep talks in front of the mirror that went something like, ‘You’re assertive! You ask questions! You can walk up to strangers and ask coherent, intelligent questions!'”

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North, South, Reverse, Reverse

Daynee reflects on how she ended up in Nome. Originally from Bolivia, it was a long journey to school in Washington D.C., and finally to volunteering for KNOM in Nome. “Why Alaska of all places?”

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Children’s Creative Writing Contest Winners

Christmas ornaments in KNOM lobby

Congratulations to Sarah Wade of Nome, winner of The Morning Show’s Children’s Creative Writing Contest! We received many outstanding submissions from our region. Almost all of this year’s entries were fiction pieces, so we decided to merge all our categories (poetry, fiction, and non-fiction) into one. The winners were as follows: 1st Place: Sarah Wade,…

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Update News: October 17th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: GCI and KTUU reach temporary agreement to keep channel broadcasting outside of Anchorage; Unseasonably warm October weather coming from high pressure system and storms from South and West; UAF vice chancellor Pat Pitney to represent US in leg of Olympic Torch relay this week; Award-winning poet Peggy Schumaker visiting Nome this week…

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Sounding Board: Libraries, Literacy, and Learning

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, April 4 at 10am), we’re talking about libraries, literacy, and learning. What is the role of libraries in our communities? How can libraries evolve with the advent of e-books? What programs have you attended at libraries? How do you use your local library? What do you think a library…

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Waking up to KNOM

KNOM listenership is perhaps never greater than in the mornings. Walk down the streets of a Western Alaskan community on any given morning, and you’re likely to hear the KNOM Morning Show spilling out of automobile radios and through open windows; you’ll hear KNOM’s morning news and weather being played at the post office, the…

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“I am glad we are able to help in some small way…”

From time to time, we share a short story that touches us. Here is a portion of a response to a donation thank-you from a KNOM listener. She writes: While we are not Catholic, KNOM has been our preferred radio station for years, and we do appreciate your prayers. These last few months and the upcoming ones, we…

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