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‘Dear Friend of KNOM’ (January 2019)

“As the calendars turn over from year to year, we see the slow and steady progress of the ministry of KNOM: taking root, growing branches and becoming an inviting place for shade, sharing and shelter.” Read the introduction to the January 2019 newsletter.

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‘Dear Friend of KNOM’ (Christmas 2018)

“Stay awake! Prepare! Rejoice! Hail Mary! These exclamations for each of the four weeks of Advent become the basis for hope when pressed against the snowy darkness of Western Alaska,” reads the introduction to KNOM’s Christmas newsletter.

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A New Hope: Reindeer

Man stands at the doorway to a mobile reindeer processing plant.

In the near future, reindeer may play an increasingly important role as both a subsistence and commercial food source in Western Alaska. The region “could become Alaska’s reindeer capital,” one local leader told KNOM listeners this summer.

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